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Anne Sidebottom recipe book

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Born Anne Freeman in 1802 to John Freeman of Gaines in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England. She married clergyman Henry Francis Sidebottom in 1823. Sidebottom lived with her husband in Halifax, Yorkshire at Holy Trinity Church's parsonage from 1850-1861. They moved to Sevenoaks rectory in Kent in December 1861. The Sidebottoms had seven children.

A volume comprising culinary recipes written and compiled by Anne Sidebottom in Halifax, Yorkshire, England spanning the years from approximately 1850 to 1869. Recipes include beverages, cakes, curries, egg dishes, fish dishes, fritters, jellies, meat dishes, preserves, puddings, puffs, sauces, savory pies, scones, and soups. Numerous pudding recipes are found throughout the volume including buttermilk, fig, half-pay, Herodotus, hunting, Jewish almond, Lemington, liver, and potato. Highlights of other recipes include brisket stew, cherry brandy, curried macaroni, Danish Frikadeller, finger biscuits, fried rabbit, lemon mince pie, mayonnaise, orange fritters, pulled bread, rarebit a la Soyer, Scotch woodcock, veal rolls, and yule cake. Medicinal recipes for chapped hands and coughs are included. There are thirty-three leaves laid in the volume. A gathering consisting of sixteen printed pages from a unknown cookbook are laid in the volume with recipes for seafood and vegetable dishes. Written on the first page: Mrs. H. F. Sidebottom, Trinity parsonage, Halifax. Some recipes are pasted in the volume. Two clippings with recipes are pasted on one leaf. Gatherings are detached from spine and there are many loose leaves.

Sold by Ken Spelman Books (York, England), 2018.

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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Finding Aid Author
Donna Brandolisio
Finding Aid Date
February 2019
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Anne Sidebottom recipe book, circa 1850-1869.
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