19th Century British manuscript Cookery Book


Title

19th Century British manuscript Cookery Book

Alternative Title

Cookery book

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Description

A mid-19th century manuscript cook book containing recipes and notes on household management. Written in a notebook, quarter-leather bound. Appears to be mainly English recipes but with the occassional reference to hot climate fair like Life Guards' Pudding and To Cure Hams in a Hot Climate. Some recipes taken from standard English cook books including A New System of Domestic Cookery by ME Rundell and Mrs. McClintock's Recipes for Cookery and Pastry-Work. Includes a recipe for Saxe Coburg Soup credited to the Cafe de Paris in Melbourne from December 1863.
Purchased from Michael Treloar, July 2016. Purchased with funds from the Friends of the Monash University Library, donated by Sandy Michell.

Source

Held by Monash University Library's Rare Books Collections. Find this item in the Library catalogue.

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Medium

Extent

227 pages : 21 cm

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

“19th Century British manuscript Cookery Book,” Monash Collections Online, accessed December 6, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/92341

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