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List of Recipes by Category
Foreword
Preface
Authors' Note
Acknowledgments

I. The Captain's Table
Breakfast
Skillygalee
Pig's Fry
The Last of the True French Short Bastards
Pickled Salmon/Pickled Tunny
Stirabout
White Pudding
Kedgeree
Indian Khichri
English Kedgeree

Coffee
Veal and Ham Pie
A Dinner for the Officers
Lobscouse
Sea-Pie
Strasburg Pie
Frumenty

Syllabub
Whipt Syllabub
Syllabub from the Cow (Windsor Syllabub)
Spotted Dog
Christmas at Sea
Sucking Pig
Roast Pork
Mince Pies
Christmas Pudding
Kickshaws
Toasted Cheese
Comfits
Breadfruit Biscuit
Breadfruit Toast
Maids of Honour
Shrewsbury Cakes
Ratafia Biscuits
Made-Dishes and Puddings
Curry
Pilaff
Lacquered Duck Bathed in Rich Sauce
Plum-Cake
Jam Roly-Poly
Boiled Sago Pudding
Cabinet Pudding

II. The Wardroom and the Gunroom
Turtle Soup
Goose and Truffle Pie
Haggis
Bashed Neeps (Neeps Hackit with Balmagowry)
Steak and Kidney Pudding
Pig's Pettitoes, Two Ways
Pig's Trotters
A Pair of Cold Crubeens

Roast Buffalo
Floating Archipelago in the Shape of the Galapagos
Floating Archipelago
Archipel Flottant
Fu-Fu
Naples Biscuits
Treacle-Dowdy
Figgy-Dowdy
A Long Grey Pudding, Made with Sea-Elephant Suet and Studded with Juan Fernandez Berries
Clarissa Oakes's Bridal Dinner
Swordfish Soup
Swordfish Fritters
Swordfish Steaks
Dried Peas Beaten
White Sauce Beautified with Cochineal
Drowned (Boiled) Baby
III. The Seamen's Mess
Dried Peas with Lumps of Pork
Dog's Body
Oatmeal
Burgoo
Ship's Biscuit (Hard Tack)
Ship's Biscuit for a Single Mess
Plum-Duff
Plum-Duff Another Way
IV. A Glass of Wine with You, Sir
Admiral's Flip
What'll It Be, Sir?
Dog's Nose
Flip
Raspberry Shrub

Arrack-Punch
Claret-Cup
Grog
Milk-Punch
Negus
Lemon Shrub
Rum-Punch
Iced Lemonade, Heightened with Marsala
Under False Colours
Bitters
Wines and Liquors
V. In the Heat of Battle (Dishes Eaten Cold)
A Cold Collation in the Gunroom
Potted Meat
Anchovies
Pickled Gherkins
Dog's Body/Pease-Pudding
Treacle Pudding
Cold Duff
Thin-Sliced, Raw Salt Beef
Cold Mutton
VI. Jack Ashore
Dinners at the Crown in Port Mahon
Roast Pollo
Solomongundy
The First Dinner
Ragoo'd Mutton
Alamode Beef
Soused Hog's Face
Stewed Boar
Kickshaws
Malta
Polenta
Marchpane
Dinner with Captain Christy-Palliere
Gigot en Croute
Trifle
Pontet-Canet in the Connecticut...
Squirrels in Madeira
...And at Toulon
Côôôôq au Vin
Rrâââble de Lievre
Dinner with the Bey
A Roasted Lamb with a Pudding of Bright Yellow Rice in Its Belly
Vine-Leaves
Stephen in Bombay
Bidpai Chhatta
A Whole Leaf of Pondoo
Queenie's Rout
Rout-Cakes
Voluptuous Little Pies
Ashgrove, Mapes, and Barham Down
Jugged Hare
Pigeon Pie
Seed-Cake
Gooseberry Fool
Quaking Pudding
English Inns and Taverns
Hare Soup
Warden Pie
A Nice Loin of Weal
The George, Portsmouth
Halibut with Anchovy Sauce
Leg of Mutton
Venison Pasty
Mrs Pullings's Pie
VII. In Durance Vile
Boston
Bisque de Homard
Clam Chowder
Spoon-Bread
France
Brest
Gratin of Lobster
Black Pudding
Flummery
On the Road to Paris
in Malmsey
Little Balls of Tripe a Man Might Eat For Ever
Boned Larks in a Pie
Freshwater Crayfish, Lightly Seized
Paris—The Temple
Civet de Lapin
Poule au Pot
South Seas
Sour Breadfruit Pap
VIII. The Millers' Tale
Millers in Onion Sauce
Boiled Shit
IX. The Sick-Bay
Barley-Water
Barley-Broth
Portable Soup
Arrowroot Gruel, Reasonably Slab
Inspissated Juice (Rob)
Posset
Drugs
Hiera Picra
Liquor Ammoniae Acetatis
Slime-Draught
X. All Ahoo

XI. In the Galley and the Hold: Useful Receipts, Notes, and Substitutions

Useful Receipts
Mayonnaise
Brown Onion Sauce
Wine Sauce
Pudding Sauces
Custard Sauce
Hard Sauce
Lemon Sauce
Sherry Sauce

Forcemeat for Raised Pies
Forcemeat Balls
Godiveau
Calf's Foot Jelly
Mushroom Ketchup
Hot Water Paste for Raised Pies
Puff Paste
Short Pastry
Savoy Biscuit
Icing
About
About Puddings
About Raised Pies
About Roasting
General Notes


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