The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy: Which Far Exceeds Any Thing of the Kind Yet Published Front Cover · Hannah Glasse. W. Strahan, J. and F. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. How to market. How to roast and broil and fry. Gravies, sauces. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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You may garnish it with ratafia cakes, currant jellyand flowers. It’ll never catch on”. The recipe for “Elder-Shoots, in Imitation of Bamboo” makes use of a homely ingredient to substitute for a foreign one that English travellers had encountered in the Far East.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Directions for the Sick. The Art of Cookery was the dominant reference for home cooks in much of the English-speaking world in the second half of the 18th century and the early 19th century, and it is still used as a reference for food research and historical reconstruction.

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But I can see myself buying this modern reprint for the reasons given above: They argue that while the elaborate bills of fare given for each month of the year in American editions were conspicuously wasteful, they were less so than the “interminable” menus “stuffed down” in the Victorian era, as guests were not expected to eat everything, but to choose which dishes they wanted, and “the cooking was demonstrably better in the eighteenth century.

Kelley comments that “The dish is very good, but not quite a modern curry. Prince quotes the food writer Bee Wilson: Glase with our history project. Other recipes use imported ingredients including cocoacinnamonnutmegpistachios and musk.


The Art Of Cookery

I enjoyed the window into how cooking was done back then and found many useful tips seem to have been forgotten and discovered all over again in recent times, such as overcooking vegetables.

And that anyone able to read this book would have already been watching Cook at work and learnt all the tips and trips from her sometimes him mind you. However, the Hannah Glasse curry recipe lacks a full complement xrt spices and the varying amounts of tomato sauce now so often used in the dish.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The art of cookery, made plain and easy to the understanding of every housekeeper, cook, and servant. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Since I’ve made “modern” versions of these, I was able to gasse in the details she didn’t provide and they turned out fine.

Frontispiece and title page in an early posthumous edition, published by L. For cookbook aficianados or those interested in domestic history, it’s a perfect addition to their libraries. The women doing the demos recommended this book as the one they get most of their recipes from. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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Printed for the author, Even George Washington was known to have a copy. Gravies, sauces, hashes, fricassees, ragouts. But that is because of when it was originally written. Kristine rated it really liked it Oct 06, Perhaps I can learn the basics from them and still feel more confident to try some of the more interesting recipes in aft book.

For fun, I tried a dumpling and a pudding recipe. A very interesting glimpse at everyday cooking in the daily life of 18thth century England, with many helpful tips, tricks and recipes for the day.

The Art of Cookery was a bestseller for a century after its first publication, making Glasse one of the most famous cookbook authors of her time. Barnes and Noble link: Glasse wrote mostly for domestic servants the “lower ar, as she referred to themwriting in a conversational style familiar to anyone who hnanah learned a recipe at the elbow of a glassw or grandparent.


Nor find it that easy to read or use. My sister loves old cook books so this one was a perfect gift. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Chapters sometimes begin with a short introduction giving general advice on the topic at hand, such as cooking meat; the recipes occupy the rest of the text.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Following the market guide are a variety of plainly written recipes for standard ingr A very interesting glimpse at everyday cooking in the daily life of 18thth century England, with many helpful tips, tricks and recipes for the day. Strahan and 30 others, I opened this and I glass how little I know.

Trivia About The Art of Cooker Mrs Glasse No preview available – There is so much comprehensive advice on cooking, serving food, plus menus and recipes, too much to comment on here. Return to Book Page. Strahan and 25 others, Gravies, sauces, hashes, fricassees, ragouts. Apr 03, Elizabeth Scheller Williams rated it it was amazing. Popular passages Page v – This is an authorized facsimile of the original book, vookery was produced in It is so obviously such a fool proof way to make a thick, glossy sauce glassw no lumps.

If you enjoy historical home making and cookbooks you’ll like this edition.