Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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For the book's 150th anniversary in 2011, the Royal Society of Chemistry planned to feature one of Beeton's recipes. All About Cookery' (first issued under this title in 1871) is a derivative of Isabella Beeton's final work 'The Dictionary of Cookery'. A very pleasing copy with 2500 recipes 8 plates in colour and 1500 illustrations in black and white, Front Free Endpaper missing.

Therefore my advice would be to compile a book from recipes from a Variety of the Best Books published on Cookery and Heaven knows there is a great variety for you to choose from. Beeton adopted a distaste for unfamiliar foods, saying that mangoes tasted like turpentine, lobsters were indigestible, garlic was offensive, potatoes were "suspicious; a great many are narcotic, and many are deleterious", cheese could only be consumed by sedentary people, and tomatoes were either good or bad for a range of reasons. The present work is, we believe, the third edition with this latter title and the last before Hermann Senn's major revision of 1923. with coloured frontispiece, 11 coloured plates and 48 plates in monochrome, frontispiece remargined at foot, title lightly spotted, some occasional mild spotting to text; original decorative brown cloth blocked in gilt and black, gilt back, covers mildly age-marked, two corners mildly bruised, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, firm copy.Pages clean and bright, foxing to endpapers, cracked gutter on front endpaper and partial detachment (8cm at foot of page),rubbing and spotting to boards but otherwise firm.

Beeton's Cookery Book, is an extensive guide to running a household in Victorian Britain, edited by Isabella Beeton and first published as a book in 1861. The work also demonstrates the combination in everyday cooking of the "French-influenced cookery found in restaurants, at court, and in the great houses of the aristocracy", such as the recipe for "Veal à la Bourgeoise (Excellent)" on p. Cookery is introduced with words about "the progress of mankind from barbarism to civilization", with a mention of man "in his primitive state, [living] upon roots and the fruits of the earth", rising to become in turn "a hunter and a fisher"; then a "herdsman" and finally "the comfortable condition of a farmer. Many of the recipes were copied from the most successful cookery books of the day, including Eliza Acton's Modern Cookery for Private Families (first published in 1845), Elizabeth Raffald's The Experienced English Housekeeper (originally published in 1769), Marie-Antoine Carême's Le Pâtissier royal Parisien (1815), Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1747), Maria Eliza Rundell's A New System of Domestic Cookery (1806), and the works of Charles Elmé Francatelli (1805–1876).The Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc. The whole plant has a disagreeable odour, and its juice, subjected to the action of the fire, emits a vapour so powerful as to cause vertigo and vomiting. Beeton's death (in 1865) to 74 chapters and over 2000 pages; [13] the first edition had 44 chapters. Covers skillfully reattached, cloth lightly soiled, corners a little creased; a remarkably fresh copy.

The book thus advocates early rising, cleanliness, frugality, good temper, and the wisdom of interviewing servants rather than relying on written references. The first of these, on soups, begins "Lean, juicy beef, mutton, and veal form the basis of all good soups; therefore it is advisable to procure those pieces which afford the richest succulence, and such as are fresh-killed. Carving and Trussing, The Art of "Using-Up", Table Decoration, The Home Doctor, The Nursery, The Home Lawyer, Etc.Etsy’s 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centres that host Etsy. The whole rest of the book is taken up with instructions for cooking, with an introduction in each chapter to the type of food it describes. Each recipe is structured into a title, a list of ingredients (with quantities, either natural – as a number of eggs or vegetables, a number of slices of ham – or measured in Imperial units – ounces of salt, quarts of water. The recipes were largely copied from the most successful cookery books of the day, the copying in several cases unacknowledged in the text. The following description refers to the 1907 edition; the book was greatly extended in the decades since Mrs.



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