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A PLAIN COOKERY FOR THE WORKING CLASSES

Charles Elme Francatelli, Late Maitre d'Hotel and chief cook to Her Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria.
1861

'My object in writing this little book is to show you how you may prepare and cook your daily food, so as to obtain from it the greatest amount of nourishment at the least possible expense; and thus, by skill and economy, add, at the same time, to your comfort and to your comparatively slender means.' Charles Elme Francatelli.

Contains over 240 recipes, including 'Baked Bullocks Hearts', 'Sheep Pluck', 'Cow Meal Broth' and 'Rice Gruel, a Remedy for Relaxed Bowels.' There are also sections on Cookery and Diet for the Sick Room and Economical and Substantial Soup for the Poor.

14.9cm x 10cm. 112 Pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978 0 946014 156.      5.95 / $13.75

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