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The Cooks' Guide And Housekeeper's & Butler's Assistant: practical treatise on English and foreign cookery in all its branches; containing plain instructions for pickling and preserving vegetables, fruit, game etc; the curing of hams and bacon; the art of confectionery and ice-making, and the arrangement of desserts. With valuable directions for the preparation of proper diet for invalids; also for a variety of wine-cups and epicurean salads, American drinks, and summer beverages.

By: Francatelli,Charles Elme

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1903

Edition: Sixty-seventh Thousand

Seller ID: 10096

Condition: Good

top & tail of spine frayed, inner hinges opening, minor foxing to eps, substantial foxing to author's portrait and title page, contents v.good Francatelli, "pupil of the celebrated Careme, seven years chef de cuisine to the Reform Club, and Maitre d'Hotel and chief cook" to Queen Victoria, explains in his preface that he has been prevailed upon to write a book less complicated than his "Modern Cook" (1846) and consequently, more economical. Notable recipe... View more info

Soyer's Standard Cookery A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied, and Economical Dishes for the Household

By: Soyer,Alexis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1912

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 3024

Condition: Good

Fading to spine, light foxing throughout ( most evident up to page ix) Crack between front pastedown and ep, webbing showing, but secure. Inscription on ffep Nicolas Soyer, late Chef of Brooks's Club, was the grandson of the great Alexis Soyer. He, like his grandfather, was originally destined for the Church, but left it to serve under Papon, the famous confectioner. On coming to London he worked in various large kitchens before a succession of posts as chef in aristocr... View more info