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Mr Moring's Beef

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Thin beef slices stewed with herbs, lemon peel, onion, pepper, salt, nutmeg and claret. Thickened with burned butter. Served with diced lemon, beetroot, capers. "From Mr. Moring at the Blue-Posts, Temple-Bar" (Bradley 1728).

Original Receipt in 'The Country Housewife and Lady's Director' by Prof. R Bradley, 1728 (Bradley 1728)

A Hash of raw Beef. From Mr. Moring at the Blue-Posts Temple-Bar.
Cut some thin Slices of tender Beef, and put them in a Stew-Pan, with a little Water, a bunch of sweet Herbs, some Lemon-Peel, an Onion, with some Pepper, Salt, and some Nutmeg. Cover these close, and let them stew till they are tender; then pour in a Glass or two of Claret; and when it is warm, clear your Sauce of the Onion, Herbs, &c. and thicken it with burnt Butter. It is an excellent Dish. Serve it hot, and garnish with Lemon diced, and red Beet-Roots, Capers, and such like.

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