The name given to the tight trousers worn by some Regency gentlemen, such as the notorious Beau Brummell and his ‘dandy’ followers, as they showed off their leg muscles.
- Two fine cauliflower
- 1/2 lb of butter
- 2 spoonful of water
- Dust of flour
Take two fine colliflowers, boil them in milk and water, the leave one whole, and pull the other to pieces, take half a pound of butter, with two spoonfuls of water, a little dust of flour, and melted butter in a stew-pan; then put in whole Colliflower cut in two, the other pull to pieces, and fry till it is very light brown, season with pepper and salt. When it is enough, lay the two halves in the middle, and pour the rest all over.