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Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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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. 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 . A very pleasing copy with 2500 recipes 8 plates in colour and 1500 illustrations in black and white, Front Free Endpaper missing. Due to the financial climate at the time in wake of the Great Recession, the Society selected Beeton's toast sandwich, a dish that Beeton included to cater to the less well-off.

While the title of the episode is referring to a different book, the close-up shot of the binding and the width make it clear to the viewer that Jon Hamm's character is holding the 2,000-page full text, with "Modern Edition" added below the title on the spine. The recipes were largely copied from the most successful cookery books of the day, the copying in several cases unacknowledged in the text.If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set.

The whole rest of the book is taken up with instructions for cooking, with an introduction in each chapter to the type of food it describes. In 2012 the food economist for the British television period drama Downton Abbey described Beeton's book as an "important guide" for the food served in the series. Beeton's Household Management: A Complete Cookery Book With Sections on Household Work, Servants' Duties, Labour-Saving, Laundry Work, Etiquette, Marketing, Etc. Beeton herself apparently believed that one of the most important contributions of her work to improving English cooking was the attention she gave to new and enticing ways of dishing up the left-over meat from the previous day" (ibid.I remember Isabella coming out of the kitchen one day, 'This won't do at all,' she said, and gave me the cake that had turned out like a biscuit. 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. The "variety" included Eliza Acton's Modern Cookery for Private Families [31] and her The English Bread–Book, [c] Elizabeth Raffald's The Experienced English Housekeeper, Marie-Antoine Carême's Le Pâtissier royal Parisien, [33] Louis Eustache Ude's The French Cook, [d] Alexis Soyer's The Modern Housewife or, Ménagère and The Pantropheon, Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, Maria Eliza Rundell's A New System of Domestic Cookery, and the works of Charles Elmé Francatelli. half title with advert on verso, frontis, xl, plate list, verso advt, [4] adverts printed in red and black, 1139, 12 (adverts) printed in red and black, 16 pp. Product Disclaimer: Kindly be informed that, owing to the inherent nature of leather as a natural material, minor discolorations or textural variations may be perceptible.

The modest virgin, the prudent wife, and the careful matron, are much more serviceable in life than petticoated philosophers, blustering heroines, or virago queens. The whole plant has a disagreeable odour, and its juice, subjected to the action of the fire, emits a vapour so powerful as to cause vertigo and vomiting. Slight wear to spine ends and corners, a few marks to boards; a little slanting to binding, a couple of spots internally but generally clean internally. Green cloth boards with minor marks All the adverts, apart from the publisher's adverts, are printed in red and black. Green cloth, front hinge tender and with slight water damage slightly affecting first gathering at spine end.Carving and Trussing, The Art of "Using-Up", Table Decoration, The Home Doctor, The Nursery, The Home Lawyer, Etc. The Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science observed that "it was probably found in more homes than any other cookery book, and [was probably] the most often consulted, in the years 1875 to 1914".

it has been found to contain a particular acid, a volatile oil, a brown, very fragrant extracto-resinous matter, a vegeto-mineral matter, muco-saccharine, some salts, and, in all probability, an alkaloid. 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).Although the Book of Household Management is largely remembered as Beeton's legacy it was primarily these cheaper "part-issues, spin-offs, and extracts" which most influenced English cooking habits (Beetham, p. No recipe went into the book without a successful trial, and the home at Pinner was the scene of many experiments and some failures. Acton is acknowledged with "The following observations are extracted from a valuable work on Bread-making,† and will be found very useful to our readers .

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