To make a Pudding in a Breast of Veal

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Open the lower end with a sharp knife close between the skin and the ribs, leave hold enough of the flesh on both sides, that you may put in your hand between the ribs, and the skin; then make a pudding of grated white bread, two or three yolks of eggs, a little cream, clean washt currans pick’t and dried, rose-water, cloves, and mace fine beaten, a little saffron, salt, beef-suet minced fine, some slic’t dates and sugar; mingle all together, and stuff the breast with it, make the pudding pretty stiff, and prick on the sweetbread wrapped in the caul, spit it and roast it; then make sauce with some claret-wine, grated nutmeg, vinegar, butter, and two or three slices of orange, and boil it up, &c.