Savoury Rice

Put 2 Tablespoonfuls of rice into a stone jar, with
½ pint of good stock
2 T.sp Worcester sauce
half a Tomato
1 onion chopped fine
very little garlic
/ if liked / ½ oz butter
& the sauce of dripping or bacon
a little black Pepper,
teaspoonful of
[page missing?]
& one chili or cayenne pepper to taste

Cover with perforated lid,
& set in slow oven for 2 hours until all the liquor* is absorbed

on no account stir the rice but shake occasionally
every grain will then be separate.

*[believed to be ‘liquid’ not alcohol beverage]


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This collection of recipes has been digitized from an earlier transcription project and is for informational purposes only. This transcription has not been verified against the originals. Researchers interested in these letters should consult the original documents housed at the BC Archives.

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