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Root Biskets

Biscuits
Historic

Biscuits of mashed potato or parsnip with sugar and gum dragon (tragacanth E413) (Wooley 1672)


Original Receipt in 'The Queene-Like Closet' (1672) by Hannah Woolley (Wooley 1672)

243. To make Bisket of Potato-Roots or Parsneps. Take their Roots boil'd very tender, and beat them in a Mortar with their weight of searced Sugar, then put in a little Gum dragon as before, beat them to a Paste, and mould them up with Sugar searced, and make them up in what shape you please, and dry them.





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