Have you ever heard of portable soup? Also known as portable broth or pocket soup (amongst many other names), it is essentially a concentrated form of essence of meat.
For life in the 18th century, portable soup wasn’t just convenient, but it was a means of survival. Granted it was pretty hard to make, but portable soup was quite popular and used in a number of circumstances.
In the following video from Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. you’ll learn more about this 18th century staple that still serves as a great flavor booster today, and learn how to make it yourself!