Punch,  6 (1844), 159.

Au Gourmet



Notes, Drollery


Palaeontology, Zoology, Natural History, Nutrition

    Describes several 'antediluvian delicacies' for 'public patronage' including 'Icthyosaurus Jelly', 'Paté de Mastondonte', 'Fossil Pot Pourri', and 'Megatherium Soup'. Adds a testimonial signed Widdicombe, which claims that the 'delicacies' are 'perfectly identical with the dishes of the same name which I tasted ages ago'.

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