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Indian Cookery, General for Young Housekeepers

By: An Anglo-Indian (The Late Mrs J. Bartley)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bombay, Thacker & Co. Ltd: 1947

Edition: Eighth Edition (revised)

Seller ID: 10391


Rebound (not recently) in blue cloth with original illustrated wrap laid onto front board. Boards are faded and showing edgewear with small splits to head and base of spine. Internally clean and secure This scarce title distinguished itself from others of the era by providing Indian recipes for Indian Mistresses, rather than English dishes for the cooks of English expats. Among the equipment deemed essential for the kitchen is "A smooth black stone for the daily grin... View more info

Image for Hilda's "Where is it?" of Recipes Containing, amongst other practical and tried recipes, many old Cape, Indian, and Malay Dishes and Preserves; also directions for polishing furniture, cleaning silk etc. and a collection of home remedies in case of sickness.

Hilda's "Where is it?" of Recipes Containing, amongst other practical and tried recipes, many old Cape, Indian, and Malay Dishes and Preserves; also directions for polishing furniture, cleaning silk etc. and a collection of home remedies in case of sickness.

By: Duckitt, Hildagonda

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1894

Edition: Sixth thousand

Seller ID: 10390


Rebound (well but not recently) in sympathetic maroon leather, with title in gilt on front board. Internally clean and tight Miss Duckitt's book, first published 1891, was immensely successful, with editions appearing regularly until 1925, if not later. Regarded as the Mrs Beeton of South Africa, her cookery books introduced many to the culinary traditions of the "old Cape families of Dutch descent" who often had Malay and Indian cooks. Recipes for food, househol... View more info