An early 1800's antique treen flummery mould of small size, only measuring 8cm w x 5cm h. Turned from sycamore with a carved flower on a tiered stem base.
Flummery was a popular 18th century dish, a recipe from The Experienced English Housewife by Elizabeth Raffled 1769,
saying that it contains bitter, sweet almonds, rose water/ calfs foot stock - which is drained through a piece of muslin and mixed with loaf sugar and thick cream.
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