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The mess allowed the officers to pool whatever resources they did have, save money and share the good fortune of extra rations between them.But mainly, the mess provided somewhere to relax and unwind with their peers. - It will be a great improvement, when the fowl is about half boiled, to take it up and cut it into pieces, and fry them and put them into the soup the last thing." "* The pod of which Cayenne pepper is made." ** Composed of cumin, coriander and mustard to accompany cayenne, ginger, tumeric and black pepper. William Kitchiner, , (London: John Hatchard, Picadilly, 2nd edition, 1818), page 335, number 249. Kitchiner (c1775 - 1827) was a physician and a gourmet who, in his preface, claimed to "endeavour to hold the balance even, between the agreeable and the wholesome, and the Epicure and the Economist" throughout his career, including in this cookery book. Fry other chopped onion in butter until transparent, 5 to 10 minutes.
Put the largest of the Onions in the Middle on the Top of the Salamongundy, and lay the rest all round the Brim of the Dish, as thick as you can lay them; then beat some Sallat-Oil up with Vinegar, Salt and Pepper and pour over it all.
All too often, the meat that would be stewed with the vegetables was the infamous "salted beef", a common ration commodity.
For the fried steaks, all too often they came from the rump of some freshly-killed French cavalry horse.
Food for ordinary people during the Regency period were limited to what they could locally "procure" at the time, either by growing it themselves, trading for it at market, purchasing it from street merchants or by poaching or foraging for it wherever they could find it. What was plentiful in one location might be terribly scarce in another.
For the British Army, the food situation was highly dependable on a rather undependable Commissariat.
While hardly a culinary delight, it was these two commodities that kept the British on their feet.
During the Napoleonic wars the British armys standard ration was "corned" beef, an Anglo Saxon word coined in the early 1600s, to describe salt-cured meat, referring to the corns or salt crystals, some as big as corn kernels, used in the dry curing process.As a modern convenience, you can use a coffee or spice grinder. chicken, whole or jointed 6 - 8 L/6-8 qts, water 2 large cooking onions, chopped 1 m L/1/4 tsp. It is easily prepared from what might be on hand, requires little in the way of seasonings, and is easily done over a campfire in either a cauldron or the smaller cooking pots that Riflemen were issued.Soldiers would contribute whatever they had to the communal pot with whatever vegetables could be foraged.It was also a safe place to indulge in alcohol without having to mingle with common soldiers in local establishments. "Take two quarts of water, and boil a nice fowl or chicken, then put in the following ingredients, a large white onion, a large chilly*, two teaspoonsful of ginger pounded, the same of currystuff**, one teaspoonful of turmeric, and half a teaspoonful of black pepper: boil all these for half an hour, and then fry some small onions, and put them in. This recipe reflects the influence of the Indian Subcontinent on British cookery of the 18th and 19th century. salt Boil chicken in water, about half an hour if jointed or more if still whole. Remove chicken from broth; let cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Yields about 15 large 375 m L (1 1/2 cup) servings.Richard Sharpe, however, was not particularly fond of the Officers Mess. "Currystuff" was a mixture of spices, of which there are many receipes in old British books and journals. Cut meat from bones into bite-sized pieces, discarding bones and skin. Stew peas, lettuce, and onions, in a very little water, with a beef or ham-bone.There were as many recipes for such sauces as there were cooks.