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Culinary Jottings for Madras - Wyvern, Leslie Forbes
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2008, ISBN: 1903018536

[SR: 1094733], Paperback, [EAN: 9781903018538], Facsimile, Prospect Books, Prospect Books, Book, [PU: Prospect Books], 2008-01-02, Prospect Books, 'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army, long resident in Madras, who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the "Madras Athenaeum" and "Daily News". The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent English and French food with local ingredients and imported supplies. It is a fascinating hybrid, for it tells the modern reader a great deal about Anglo-Indian cookery and gives a matchless description of Victorian haute cuisine. There is possibly no better introduction to good cookery than this book. So talented a teacher was 'Wyvern' that eventually he came home to Britain and set up a cookery school in London. His subsequent books, most notably "Commonsense Cookery", were also models of their type, though in many respects never improved on his first attempt published here.Leslie Forbes has contributed a bravura introduction. She has herself travelled widely in India and wrote an excellent book on Indian cookery as well as a highly regarded radio series on the topic. The chapters cover every aspect of the kitchen, from the cook and his management, the store-room, and the batterie de cuisine, to all dishes suitable for dainty dining, as well as excellent chapters on 'Our Curries', 'Camp Cookery' and 'Our Kitchens in India'. There are extensive model menus for parties of six or eight people, or for 'Little Home Dinners'.Elizabeth David once said of this book: 'I should recommend anyone with a taste for Victorian gastronomic literature to snap him up...His recipes are so meticulous and clear, that the absolute beginner could follow them, yet at the same time he has much to teach the experienced cook'., 271043, Gastronomy, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271044, History of Food, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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2008, ISBN: 1903018536

[SR: 1094733], Paperback, [EAN: 9781903018538], Facsimile, Prospect Books, Prospect Books, Book, [PU: Prospect Books], 2008-01-02, Prospect Books, 'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army, long resident in Madras, who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the "Madras Athenaeum" and "Daily News". The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent English and French food with local ingredients and imported supplies. It is a fascinating hybrid, for it tells the modern reader a great deal about Anglo-Indian cookery and gives a matchless description of Victorian haute cuisine. There is possibly no better introduction to good cookery than this book. So talented a teacher was 'Wyvern' that eventually he came home to Britain and set up a cookery school in London. His subsequent books, most notably "Commonsense Cookery", were also models of their type, though in many respects never improved on his first attempt published here.Leslie Forbes has contributed a bravura introduction. She has herself travelled widely in India and wrote an excellent book on Indian cookery as well as a highly regarded radio series on the topic. The chapters cover every aspect of the kitchen, from the cook and his management, the store-room, and the batterie de cuisine, to all dishes suitable for dainty dining, as well as excellent chapters on 'Our Curries', 'Camp Cookery' and 'Our Kitchens in India'. There are extensive model menus for parties of six or eight people, or for 'Little Home Dinners'.Elizabeth David once said of this book: 'I should recommend anyone with a taste for Victorian gastronomic literature to snap him up...His recipes are so meticulous and clear, that the absolute beginner could follow them, yet at the same time he has much to teach the experienced cook'., 271043, Gastronomy, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271044, History of Food, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 1095012], Paperback, [EAN: 9781903018538], Facsimile, Prospect Books, Prospect Books, Book, [PU: Prospect Books], 2008-01-02, Prospect Books, 'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army, long resident in Madras, who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the "Madras Athenaeum" and "Daily News". The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent English and French food with local ingredients and imported supplies. It is a fascinating hybrid, for it tells the modern reader a great deal about Anglo-Indian cookery and gives a matchless description of Victorian haute cuisine. There is possibly no better introduction to good cookery than this book. So talented a teacher was 'Wyvern' that eventually he came home to Britain and set up a cookery school in London. His subsequent books, most notably "Commonsense Cookery", were also models of their type, though in many respects never improved on his first attempt published here.Leslie Forbes has contributed a bravura introduction. She has herself travelled widely in India and wrote an excellent book on Indian cookery as well as a highly regarded radio series on the topic. The chapters cover every aspect of the kitchen, from the cook and his management, the store-room, and the batterie de cuisine, to all dishes suitable for dainty dining, as well as excellent chapters on 'Our Curries', 'Camp Cookery' and 'Our Kitchens in India'. There are extensive model menus for parties of six or eight people, or for 'Little Home Dinners'.Elizabeth David once said of this book: 'I should recommend anyone with a taste for Victorian gastronomic literature to snap him up...His recipes are so meticulous and clear, that the absolute beginner could follow them, yet at the same time he has much to teach the experienced cook'., 271043, Gastronomy, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271044, History of Food, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 1095012], Paperback, [EAN: 9781903018538], Facsimile, Prospect Books, Prospect Books, Book, [PU: Prospect Books], 2008-01-02, Prospect Books, 'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army, long resident in Madras, who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the "Madras Athenaeum" and "Daily News". The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent English and French food with local ingredients and imported supplies. It is a fascinating hybrid, for it tells the modern reader a great deal about Anglo-Indian cookery and gives a matchless description of Victorian haute cuisine. There is possibly no better introduction to good cookery than this book. So talented a teacher was 'Wyvern' that eventually he came home to Britain and set up a cookery school in London. His subsequent books, most notably "Commonsense Cookery", were also models of their type, though in many respects never improved on his first attempt published here.Leslie Forbes has contributed a bravura introduction. She has herself travelled widely in India and wrote an excellent book on Indian cookery as well as a highly regarded radio series on the topic. The chapters cover every aspect of the kitchen, from the cook and his management, the store-room, and the batterie de cuisine, to all dishes suitable for dainty dining, as well as excellent chapters on 'Our Curries', 'Camp Cookery' and 'Our Kitchens in India'. There are extensive model menus for parties of six or eight people, or for 'Little Home Dinners'.Elizabeth David once said of this book: 'I should recommend anyone with a taste for Victorian gastronomic literature to snap him up...His recipes are so meticulous and clear, that the absolute beginner could follow them, yet at the same time he has much to teach the experienced cook'., 271043, Gastronomy, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271044, History of Food, 271071, Reference & Gastronomy, 66, Food & Drink, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army and long resident of Madras who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the Madras Athenaeum and Daily News. The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent English and French food with local ingredients and imported supplies. It is a fascinating hybrid, for it tells the modern reader a great deal about Anglo-Indian cookery while providing a matchless description of Victorian haute cuisine. There is possibly no better introduction to good cookery than this book. So talented a teacher was 'Wyvern' that when he came home to Britain he set up a successful cookery school in London. His subsequent books, most notably Commonsense Cookery, were also models of their type, though in many respects never improved on his first attempt, published here. Leslie Forbes has contributed a bravura introduction. The chapters cover every aspect of the kitchen, from the cook and his management, the store-room, and the batterie de cuisine, to all dishes suitable for dainty dining. Chapters on 'Our Curries,' 'Camp Cookery,' and 'Our Kitchens in India' are also included. Extensive model menus for parties of six or eight people or for 'Little Home Dinners' round out the volume. Elizabeth David once said of this book: "I should recommend anyone with a taste for Victorian gastronomic literature to snap Wyvern's recipes] up.His recipes are so meticulous and clear that the absolute beginner could follow them, yet at the same time he has much to teach the experienced cook." Culinary Jottings for Madras Kenney-Herbert, Arthur Robert / Forbes, Leslie, Prospect Books (UK)

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Culinary Jottings for Madras
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Kenney-Herbert, Arthur Robert

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Culinary Jottings for Madras

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9781903018538

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781903018538
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1903018536
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: Prospect Books
553 Pages
Weight: 0,617 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781903018538

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-903018-53-6, 978-1-903018-53-8

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