From Fraise to Fricassee: Seventeenth Century Cooking in Commonwealth Kitchens

Bakemeat, Fricassee, Frais, Rye Pie, Oat Cake РThese were once common terms in the vocabulary of the early Pennsylvania house­wife. Indeed, her cookery would seem very strange to us today, quite as remote and curious as that of the Middle Ages. Traditional cooking underwent many changes in the second half of the eighteenth century and industrialization in the nineteenth century altered it...
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