This section is from the book "The Steward's Handbook And Guide To Party Catering", by Jessup Whitehead. Also available from Amazon: Larousse Gastronomique.
Curd of milk turned with rennet, with fruits, boiled like a plum pudding. Made of 2 1/2 lbs. firm drained curd, 10 eggs, 1 lb. raisins, 1/4 lb. each preserved greengage, apricot and cherries, 6 oz. each sugar and bread-crumbs, 3 oz. citron, 1 glass each brandy and rum, mixed well, in cloth or mould, boiled or steamed 5 hours; brandy sauce.
One of the perplexing terms in cookery directions, as it is confounded with a plant of that name. It means pepper broken or coarsely ground, so that it can be strained out of the sauces again and not remain as powdered pepper would.
The soft roe of fish.
Good quality is made of 3 lbs. boiled beef, 3 lbs. suet, 4 lbs. apples, 4 lbs. raisins, 2 lbs. currants, 1 lb. citron, 1/4 lb. each lemon and orange peel, juice of 4 oranges and 4 lemons, 4 lbs. sugar, 2 nutmegs, 1 teaspoon each ground allspice, cloves, cinnamon, mace, pepper, 2 tablespoons salt; ingredients chopped fine; cider enough to moisten.
Two lemons, 4 sharp apples, 1/2 lb. suet, 1 lb. currants, 1/2 lb. sugar, 2 oz. each candied lemon peel and citron, 1/2 nutmeg, pinch of mace; the lemons to be pared and rind boiled, then minced; juice added to the other ingredients; no meat; stand a week before using; brandy if desired.
A brown broth or unthickened gravy made to braise meats in to give them a high flavor; made of veal, bacon, ham, onions, carrots, aromatics, wine, broth, butter, salt, pepper. The meats, etc., cut and fried brown in the butter, wine and broth added, simmered; liquor strained off is the mirepoix.
Dish of sliced fish, meat or fruit.
Slices of lobster meat dipped in salad sauce and served on salad.
Slices of cooked beef in a dish with savory sauce, covered with bread crumbs and baked.
Apples cut in ring slices built up in dome form in a baking dish, inside filled with apple and peach marmalade, baked till done, sugar sifted over, served in the same dish with folded napkin around it or paper frill.