Mitch Fraas

@MitchFraas

Scholar in Residence at U Penn. Special Collections and Interim Director Penn DHF. Historian. British India, Rare books, Manuscripts, Digital Humanities, etc.

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"To make India Curry. Cut 2 Chickens in small pieces, wash them very clean, then let them simmer a very little while in water while they simmer fry a few onions Brown in Butter: Then put the Chickens with the water they simmerd in into a stew pan, put to them the fried onions, & one tea spoonfull of the India Mixture, & a tea spoonfull of Mushroom powder: & when stew'd enough Serve up with a plate of Rice...." UPenn Ms. Codex 644, f.6v (http://dla.library.upenn.edu/dla/medren/pageturn.html?id=MEDREN_2487336&&currentpage=14&rotation=0&size=2)

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"To make India Curry. Cut 2 Chickens in small pieces, wash them very clean, then let them simmer a very little while in water while they simmer fry a few onions Brown in Butter: Then put the Chickens with the water they simmerd in into a stew pan, put to them the fried onions, & one tea spoonfull of the India Mixture, & a tea spoonfull of Mushroom powder: & when stew'd enough Serve up with a plate of Rice...." UPenn Ms. Codex 644, f.6v (http://dla.library.upenn.edu/dla/medren/pageturn.html?id=MEDREN_2487336&&currentpage=14&rotation=0&size=2)

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