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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a Cheshire Pork Pie for Sea. Take some salt pork that has been boiled, cut it into thin slices, an equal quantity of potatoes pared and sliced thin, make a good crust, cover the dish, lay a layer of meat seasoned with a little pepper, and a layer of potatoes, then a layer of meat, a layer of potatoes, and so on till your pie is full; season it with pepper when it is full, lay some butter on top, and fill your dish above half full of soft water; close your pie up, and bake in a gentle oven.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796

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