Early Science at the Royal Society


    January 10, 1662/3. Mr Howard mentioned a way of roasting in a very short time, with basting the meat with flames of lard poured upon it: Dr. Wilkins, that of boiling and stewing meat with lamps: Mr. Hos-kyns, that of roasting many pieces of meat with a fiery globe of plated iron standing in the middle: Sir Cyril Wyche, that of keeping water and other things warm in a double pot, separated by an interstice.

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    Early Science at the Royal Society. Nature 115, 69 (1925) doi:10.1038/115069a0

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