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Image for Sallets, Humbles & Shrewsbery Cakes A collection of Elizabethan recipes adapted for the modern kitchen

Sallets, Humbles & Shrewsbery Cakes A collection of Elizabethan recipes adapted for the modern kitchen

By: Beebe, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, David R Godine: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3645

Condition: 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 View more info

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Jellies & their Moulds

By: Brears, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Devon, Prospect Books: 2010

Seller ID: 10393

Condition: Very Good


ex-lib, with a stamp to edge of text block and title page View more info

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Australian Colonial Cookery

By: Daunton-Fear, Richard; Vigar, Penelope

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1977

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 2704

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Mutton and Oysters The Victorians and their Food

By: Freeman, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 1667

Condition: 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. View more info

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Kitchen Essays Introduction by Lady Freyberg (the author's daughter)

By: Jekyll,Lady

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1969

Seller ID: 1278

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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One Continuous Picnic A history of eating in Australia

By: Symons, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Duck Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Ed.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2700

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info