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.
Punch a la Romaine
Make a good lemon ice, as for dessert, (or take any left). To one quart of ice put the white of three eggs, well beaten, and rum and brandy till the ice liquefies. The proportions three parts rum to one of brandy, the strength to taste. To this put a cup of strong green tea and a little champagne.
Lemon water ice – Take the zest of six fresh lemons off on lumps of sugar. Scrape this off; add to it half a pint of lemon juice, and one pint of syrup. Strain and freeze. Margaret Dods