Anyway, selkie has gone. It gained lost the first two parts and gained 5000 words, and went through some other fairly dramatic structural changes. I think I've learnt the pacing difference between a novel and novella.
I have about five minutes before my laptop battery runs out, so this is a bit of a fly-by Foody Friday.
Robert Smith - chocolate cream
1 pint Cream
2 Egg yolks
Chocolate Cup (rammikin or small dish)
Boil the cream and cocoa together
Add the egg yolk and stir over the heat until it thickens
Put in your cups and leave to cool in the fridge.
Smith, Robert; Court Cookery, or The Compleat Englishe Cook; Three-Daggers; London; 1725; Googlebooks scan digitized May 1, 2007