This Popular, Important 18th Century Food Is Still Useful Today!

Learn more about this 18th century staple, and how to make it at home!

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!