Monday, December 17, 2012

Vegetable Recipes from Virginia's Mary Randolph 1762-1828 - Gaspacho

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GASPACHO--SPANISH

PUT some soft biscuit or toasted bread in the bottom of a sallad bowl, put in a layer of sliced tomatos with the skin taken off, and one of sliced cucumbers, sprinkled with pepper, salt, and chopped onion; do this until the bowl is full; stew some tomatos quite soft, strain the juice, mix in some mustard, oil, and water, and pour over it; make it two hours before it is eaten.
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A Curious Herbal by Elizabeth Blackwell 1737 Amoris Pomum Love Apple p 133