Anyone for Lemon Barley Water?

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
While reading through the original 1861 edition of Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, I found myself more drawn to Isabella Beeton’s commentary and asides than the…

Chicken Croquettes

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
‘ Today’s recipe is another from this month’s feature cookbook by The Cook Book Guru, The Book of Household Management by Mrs Isabella Beeton. The recipe is actually called ‘fowl…

Mrs. Beeton’s “Pop Tarts”

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
The Cookbook Guru has really picked a brilliant source of social history with Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management for review this month. The book was first…

Mrs Beeton’s Caramel Pudding

Lady Red Specs has contributed a classic recipe for us in the form of a creme caramel… and in the process shared a beautiful story of our (I’m her daughter for anyone not… Continue reading

The Cooking Of Food

Mrs Beeton is far more than just a source of recipes… her book was a go to guide for the housewives and house managers of yesteryear who found themselves without a mentor or guidance… Continue reading

The Cookbook Guru – Mrs Beeton’s Veal Olives

Mrs Beeton is certainly challenging our members of The Cookbook Guru this month, but it is wonderful to see how creative we are being in adapting the recipes to suit our tastes. Here… Continue reading

Honey Ginger Semolina Porridge

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
It’s a fresh Autumn morning here in Brisbane.  We’ve had a cold snap sweep through Australia  the weekend just gone with winds blowing up from…

Mrs Beeton’s Philosophy on Soup

I’ve started browsing Mrs Beeton’s Cookery Book I stumbled on her philosophy on soup and I thought it was worth sharing.   In particular as we in the Southern Hemisphere head into winter and… Continue reading

The Claudia Roden Round Up

Well April has been a challenge one way or another but the biggest surprise has perhaps been how difficult it is to get your hands on a copy of Claudia Roden’s New Book… Continue reading

Mrs Beeton’s Stewed Rabbit

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
This month, The Cook Book Guru is featuring The Book of Household Management by Mrs Isabella Beeton.  Mrs Beeton’s book was first published in 1861. It is not…

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