beef tea


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beef tea

n
(Cookery) a drink made by boiling pieces of lean beef: often given to invalids to stimulate the appetite
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Noun1.beef tea - an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
extract, infusion - a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
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beef tea

nbrodo di manzo, consommé m inv
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Dunster drank his beef tea and felt considerably stronger.
On Saturday, you are able to swallow a little beef tea, and to sit up on deck, and answer with a wan, sweet smile when kind-hearted people ask you how you feel now.
Jo saw and understood the look, and she stalked grimly away to get wine and beef tea, muttering to herself as she slammed the door, "I hate estimable young men with brown eyes
Her paroxysms of exhilaration, followed by a gnawing sense of failure and uselessness, were known to her mother only as "wildness" and "low spirits," to be combated by needlework as a sedative, or beef tea as a stimulant.
I will call again in the evening," Slightly said; "give her beef tea out of a cup with a spout to it"; but after he had returned the hat to John he blew big breaths, which was his habit on escaping from a difficulty.
For he emerged from the muddy romance of football in the 1950s when beef tea steamed, crowds heaved, rattles clattered and cloth caps, mufflers and macs were high fashion.
SOUR BEEF TEA Serves 8 For the sour beef tea: 11 kilograms beef knuckle bones 1 kilogram onion, peeled and halved 240 grams barley miso 150 grams garlic, peeled and halved 15 grams black peppercorns, toasted 502 milliliters balsamic vinegar 368 milliliters red wine Salt to taste For the dish: Ripe hachiya persimmon, sliced Chili oil or other aromatic oil Chili paste FOR THE SOUR beef TEA: Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
They came up with Marmite, but apparently not everybody likes Marmite, and Bovril, but vegetarians are less keen on beef tea.
Other Victorian remedies included beef tea, spreading newspaper over your chest underneath your clothes, taking a 'healthy dose' of either mercury, arsenic, iron or phosphorus - or all together if you had a strong heart
Also dolled out in the trenches was bread made from dried ground turnips, pea soup with a few lumps of horsemeat thrown in as well as mutton broth, brawn (jellied pig's head), beef tea, potato pie and du (plum) pudding.
Even though I now live many miles from Burnley and the rolling east Lancashire hills, I still have a yearning for a lovely half-time drink that defrosts the parts that beef tea can't reach.