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The Cookbook Guru Roundup with Mrs Beeton

Mrs Beeton has been an interesting and challenging pick for May’s The Cookbook Guru. With many different versions out there in the marketplace the initial challenge was finding recipes that were authentic and… Continue reading

Macaroons

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
Who knew that macaroons were so easy to make?  Now I’m not saying these turned out like Adrian Zumbo’s perfect round discs of colour, but the…

Mrs Beeton’s Thick Gingerbread

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
I had the pleasure of having my parents come up for a visit for Mother’s day.  It was a wonderfully relaxed catchup filled with good…

Elegantly-Formed, Beautifully-Coloured Mackeral

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
“Mackerel,” writes Isabella Beeton in her 1861 book, Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, “is not only one of the most elegantly-formed, but one of the most…

Dampfnudeln

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
Today’s recipe is another from this month’s feature cookbook by The Cookbook Guru, The Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton.  I think I deserve a…

We all love a bit of Crumpet

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
Crumpet has a two different meanings depending on where you are from.   As a breakfast item, crumpets are something that Australian’s are familiar with for breakfast…

Defining Some of those Confusing Cooking Terms

Mrs Beeton must have been a real reference for so many people starting out in the kitchen, needing to understand how to read a recipe, what cuts of meat were called, what tools… Continue reading

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…

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