Mrs Beeton: the godmother of British cookery… and the original Martha Stewart!
Born in 1836 in Cheapside, East London, Isabella Beeton is remembered to this day as one of the most influential cookery writers of all time.Her seminal book Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Manageme…
Cold Collation Dishes - Pigeon Pie, Raised Game Pie, Cutlets and Peas, Prawns en Bouquet, Crème Chicken, Plovers' Eggs, Lamb Cutlets, Larks Farcie, Piped Ham, Boued Capon.
Lowney's cook book, illustrated in colors; a new guide for the housekeeper, especially intended as a full record of delicious dishes sufficient for any well-to-do family, clear enough for the beginner, and complete enough for ambitious providers : Howard, Maria Willett : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
Plates printed on both sides
Marie-Antoinette and Cake.
Today, November 2nd … Marie-Antoinette was born on this day in 1755, and in view of the new movie about her, it is timely to consider her again - this time to focus on the pesky “Let them eat cake” story. The movie has been criticised for its historic inaccuracies and its focus on the trivia and excesses of her life, but in doing so it is surely only following the precedent of “history” itself, which – being written as is usual, by the victors and propagandists - has not been kind to her…
Mrs. Beeton's household management : a guide to cookery in all branches : daily duties, menu making, mistress & servant, home doctor, hostess & guest, sick nursing, marketing, the nursery, trussing & carving, home lawyer : Beeton, Mrs. (Isabella Mary), 1836-1865 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
Warne's Model housekeeper; a manual of domestic economy in all its branches : Murray, Ross, ed : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
A later and enlarged edition has title: The modern householder. (640-7)