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The well-kept kitchen

by Gervase Markham | 07 April 2011
PAPERBACK
Category: General Cook Books
Synopsis
In 1615 the poet and writer Gervase Markham published an extraordinary handbook for housewives, containing advice on everything from planting herbs to brewing beer, feeding animals to distilling perfume, with recipes for a variety of dishes such as trifle, pancakes and salads (not to mention some amusingly tart words on how the ideal wife should behave). Aimed at middle-class women who would share in household tasks with their servants in the kitchen, this companionable and opinionated book offers a richly enjoyable glimpse of the way we lived, worked and ate 400 years ago.
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Synopsis
In 1615 the poet and writer Gervase Markham published an extraordinary handbook for housewives, containing advice on everything from planting herbs to brewing beer, feeding animals to distilling perfume, with recipes for a variety of dishes such as trifle, pancakes and salads (not to mention some amusingly tart words on how the ideal wife should behave). Aimed at middle-class women who would share in household tasks with their servants in the kitchen, this companionable and opinionated book offers a richly enjoyable glimpse of the way we lived, worked and ate 400 years ago.
€9.79
29 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days

Product Details

ISBN - 9780241950890
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 07/04/2011
Categories - All, Books, Home, Food & Drink, General Cook Books
No. of Pages - 135
Weight - 109
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 19
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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