Receipt to make Hessian Soup

[ Receipt to make Hessian Soup ]

Date: 1768/02/04

Publication Format
Print

Type
Food

Ingredients
water
peas
split peas
lean beef
beef
potatoes
rice
ground rice
celery
leeks
pepper
salt
mint
dried mint

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Nova Scotia Gazette
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Nova Scotia Newspapers on Microfilm | Reference: Microfilm Reels 990, 8162, 8163, 9466

Description

Instructions for making an inexpensive soup of beef, potatoes, split peas, celery, and leeks from "A Friend to the Poor," Vol. 2, No. 78. Microfilm Reel 9466.


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Transcription

To the PRINTER,
SIR,
By inserting the following you will oblige a con-
stant Reader.
    Receipt to make HESSIAN SOUP.
TAKE seven Pints of Water, one Pint of
split Pease, one pound of lean Beef cut into
small pieces, three quarters of a pound of pota-
toes, three ounces of ground rice, two heads of
cellery, three leeks; season it to your taste with
pepper, salt, and dried mint; let them all boil
together till reduced to five pints : Then strain it
through a cullender. This will dine six people,
and the expence is very small, and it is extremely
nourishing.
                              A FRIEND TO THE POOR.
 

Annotations
Hessian
A German soldier who served with the British during the American Revolutionary War.