MIEL & RICOTTA: BEVANDE, CONFETTURE e MACEDONIE
Desserts, Isabella Beaton (Victorian, not Georgian, but some of the dishes are traditional)
"I'd like to have fruit suspended in some gelatinous substance that was formed in the shape of a nipple," said no one ever.
Food History Jottings: Macedoine and Other Eccentric Jellies
Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management - Circa 1861 - Free Downloads -Public Domain Images
10. Welcome the New Year with a renewed commitment to healthy living. Image from Isabella Mary Beeton's 'The Book of Household Management'. London, 1892. © The British Library Board
A Victorian macedoine mould. The inner liner allowed a hollow to be created in the jelly which could be carefully filled with an arrangement of fruit.
"Macedoine Jelly Revisited" from Food History Jottings - Photo of recreations of 1870s maraschino fruit macedoine jellies by British food historian, Ivan Day, made using a mould from the period.
Oval Belgrave outer mould and lining. Note the little pipes in each individual liner, which allow air to enter the cavities in the jelly as the liner is removed.
Food History Jottings: Macedoine Jelly Revisited