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A Taste of the Past Early Australian Cooking, Allen, Joyce; McKenzie, Valerie
1 Allen, Joyce; McKenzie, Valerie A Taste of the Past Early Australian Cooking
Sydney Reed 1977 1st Ed. Paperback Very Good 
v good Nicely done book in the historical cookery genre, with many interesting illustrations and worthwhile recipes.Kangaroo Jugged, Ginger Sandwiches and Snow Pancakes (four tablespoons of clean snow) are among them. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Sallets, Humbles & Shrewsbery Cakes A collection of Elizabethan recipes adapted for the modern kitchen, Beebe, Ruth
2 Beebe, Ruth Sallets, Humbles & Shrewsbery Cakes A collection of Elizabethan recipes adapted for the modern kitchen
Boston David R Godine 1976 Second Printing Illustrated card Good 
inscription to half-title page, bumping to corners, light food stains to one page else v good A selection of recipes from four cookbooks from the 1500s and early 1600s. The original recipe is followed by the author's adaptation of it for modern kitchens. A nicely produced and fascinating work 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Jellies & their Moulds, Brears, Peter
3 Brears, Peter Jellies & their Moulds
Devon Prospect Books 2010 Paperback Very Good 
ex-lib, with a stamp to edge of text block and title page 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Australian Colonial Cookery, Daunton-Fear, Richard; Vigar, Penelope
4 Daunton-Fear, Richard; Vigar, Penelope Australian Colonial Cookery
Adelaide Rigby 1977 1st Ed. Original Cloth Good good Jacket 
Background history touches on the problems of keeping perishable foods in a hot climate before the ready availability of ice. Even as late as 1890 ice-chests were considered a luxury. Includes recipes and many well-chosen illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Mutton and Oysters The Victorians and their Food, Freeman, Sarah
5 Freeman, Sarah Mutton and Oysters The Victorians and their Food
London Gollancz 1989 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good 
fine in d/w An entertaining and well-written study. Chapters on shops and shopping customs, street sellers, markets, produce, drink, cooking and cookery writers, the food of the rich and the poor, children's diet, the vegetarian movement etc etc. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Kitchen Essays Introduction by Lady Freyberg (the author's daughter), Jekyll,Lady
6 Jekyll,Lady Kitchen Essays Introduction by Lady Freyberg (the author's daughter)
London & Glasgow Collins 1969 Hardcover Good good Jacket 
spotting to top edge, elslev.good in repaired d/w First published in 1922, these delightful essays were originally written as a series of cookery articles for "The Times". Lady Jekyll had refreshing ideas on food and entertaining, and as her daughter writes, had a "flair for ordering the menu to suit the occasion". Lots of period charm and delightful illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
One Continuous Picnic A history of eating in Australia, Symons, Michael
7 Symons, Michael One Continuous Picnic A history of eating in Australia
Adelaide Duck Press 1982 1st Ed. Original Cloth Very Good very good Jacket Signed
v.good in d/w signed by the author 11/1982 The first serious study of Australian food - the historical background, agriculture, food industries, cookery, influences, restaurants. An absorbing work of scholarship, long out of print and now very scarce. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 


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