Blanc Mange or Blamange

[ Blanc Mange or Blamange ]

Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Food

Ingredients
isinglass
water
cream
sweet almonds
bitter almonds

Places
Nova Scotia

Source: Militia Regulations Book
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: MG 100 Vol. 1 No. 5 / Microfilm Reel 786

Description

A recipe for blanc mange pasted on the pages of a book of Militia Regulations.


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                  Blanc Mange or blamange
boil two ounces of isinglass in three half pints of water
half an hour strains it to a pint and half of Cream sweeten
it and add ^a few[...] sweet and bitter almonds Let it
boil up once and put it into what forms you please
if not to be very stiff a less isinglass will do

Annotations
isinglass
A clarifier made from fish bladders.