”On a pound of flour, you need a pound of butter, eight egg whites & yolks, three fourths of a pound of fine sugar, a half glass of water, a little grated lime, or preserved lemon rind minced very finely, orange blossom praliné; knead the whole together, & make little cakes, that you will serve iced with sugar. ”Menon, Les soupers de la Cour ou L’art de travailler toutes sortes d’aliments”, p.282 (1755) ” – patinated plaster, 250 x25x5 cm

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