Your mission, should you decide to accept, is to discover the recipe for genuine beef tea as served on Cunard ocean liners usually about 11:00 in the morning on deck; it would be served with a type of digestive biscuit.
No, it wasn't Bovril, and some research indicates that it was known as
"beef tea" rather than "bouillon", and it may have been made from
scratch - raw beef simmered for hours, strained...and so forth. But
surely there was a recipe! There are a few accounts online of beef
tea being served on deck.
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- posted 6 months ago