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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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc. 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). A team of professionals has expertly processed each page, delicately preserving its content without alteration. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways. Etsy’s 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centres that host Etsy.

Carving and Trussing, The Art of "Using-Up", Table Decoration, The Home Doctor, The Nursery, The Home Lawyer, Etc.

Beeton has been compared on the strength of the book with modern " domestic goddesses" [1] like Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith. Previously published in parts, it initially and briefly bore the title Beeton's Book of Household Management, as one of the series of guidebooks published by her husband, Samuel Beeton. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement.

The book was an immediate best-seller, selling 60,000 copies in its first year [5] [6] and totalling nearly two million by 1868. The present work is, we believe, the third edition with this latter title and the last before Hermann Senn's major revision of 1923. on red illustarted but somehwat worn cloth small split to spine cover a new and enlarged edition circa 1896 + 516 columns, 1000 recipes and instructions 350 wood engarvings and coloured plates. Chapters seven to 38 (roughly 1000 pages) cover English cooking, with recipes for soups, gravies, fish, meat (principally veal, beef, mutton and lamb, and pork), poultry, game, preserves, vegetables, pastries, puddings, sweets, jams, pickles, and savouries.

Henrietta Mary Pourtois English advised her that "Cookery is a Science that is only learnt by Long Experience [b] and years of study which of course you have not had.

As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. She explains that she was thus attempting to make the basics of cookery "intelligible" to any "housewife". However, in certain instances, occasional blurriness, missing segments, or faint black spots might persist. original grey boards worn and marked, red cloth back elaborately blocked with gilt lettering creased. Hughes recounts that Beeton's "first recipe for Victoria sponge was so inept that she left out the eggs" and that her work was "brazenly copied .with a coloured frontispiece, 31 coloured plates (2 double-page), 128 plates in monochrome and 15 full-page illustrations in the text, some light age-staining as usual, advertisement endpapers lightly browned, neat contemporary signature on frontispiece recto; original cloth boards, neatly rebacked with majority of old morocco backstrip gilt laid down, a very good, firm and unusually clean copy. 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. Original green cloth boards with decorative design and small gilt motifs to the front, gilt titles and vignette to the spine. The edition includes advertisements for products such as "Lemco" beef extract and "Cadbury's Cocoa". By 1906 the book had 2,056 pages, "exclusive of advertising", with 3,931 recipes and was "half as large again" as the previous edition.



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