The Lord Mayor’s Soup

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Moderate-sized pigs’ feet, 8
  • ears, 4
  • water, 5 quarts


We prefer to have this soup made, in part, the evening before it is wanted. Add the same proportion of water to the ears and feet as in the preceding directions; skim it thoroughly when it first boils, and throw in a tablespoonful of salt, two onions of moderate size,