The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy: Which Far Exceeds Any Thing of the Kind Yet Published Front Cover · Hannah Glasse. W. Strahan, J. and F. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. How to market. How to roast and broil and fry. Gravies, sauces. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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She showed marked disapproval of French cooking styles and in general avoided French culinary terminology.

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The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy by Hannah Glasse

It is a great historical tool of the times and can be enjoyed just for that purpose. It was published in Dublin fromand in America from The First American Cookbook: A Facsimile of “American Cookery,” I enjoyed the window into how cooking was done back then and found many useful tips seem to have been forgotten and discovered all over again in recent times, such as overcooking vegetables.

The language is enjoyable and the information contained is substantial. Strahan and others, This is an excellent addition to any historical home making library.

And to slow my ever increasing collection, I now prefer my cookery books to be at least sixty to eighty years old before I will buy them… another reason this book appeals to me. Amazon Restaurants Cookety delivery from local restaurants. Want to Read saving….

The Taste of America. You may garnish it with ratafia cakes, currant jellyand flowers. Glasse wrote mostly for domestic servants the “lower sort”, as she referred to themwriting in a conversational style familiar to anyone who has learned a recipe at the elbow of a parent or grandparent. But I can see myself buying this modern reprint for the reasons given above: The meat glzsse reminded me of Thanksgiving turkey dinners just cooked over a fire.


Apr 03, Elizabeth Scheller Williams rated it it was amazing. One of the bibles of 18th century cooking available glasss, Mrs. Univ of Massachusetts Press.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage glasse Amazon. The recipe for “Elder-Shoots, in Imitation of Bamboo” makes use of a homely ingredient to substitute for a foreign one glawse English travellers had encountered in the Far East. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. Even if you do not plan on using any of the recipes and insights found in the book it will make for interesting reading as a way of looking how our ancestors lived their daily lives.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

I received an ebook review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. Perhaps I can learn the basics from them and still feel more confident to try some of the more interesting recipes in this book. Cooking times were from careful observation over what I’m sure were several disasterous results; and food was cooked in iron kettles weighing 30 or more pounds – jannah picking one up when full!

If you enjoy historical home making and cookbooks you’ll like this edition. Hinton- Cookery – pages. In the opening pages, Ms. It is a great cook book and one I would happily own. Open Preview See a Problem?

A kind woman in the village allowed me to watch her and learn a few of her recipes. Susan Gill rated it really liked it May 12, A Library of Books.


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How to Roast and Boil to Perfection Sparrow rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Recipes were easier to interpret and understand. The women doing the demos recommended this book as hannah one they get most of their recipes from. I found it surprisingly similar to how current cookbooks are planned out, beginning with an introduction explaining the reason for writing the book, and the goals that the author hopes to achieve.

For cookbook aficianados or those interested in domestic history, it’s a perfect addition to their libraries.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The Art of Cookery was the dominant reference for home cooks in much of the English-speaking world in the second half of the 18th century and the early 19th century, and it is still used as a reference for food research and historical reconstruction.

Prince quotes the food writer Bee Wilson: I opened this and I realized how little I know. Retrieved from ” https: Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Set up a giveaway. Get to Know Us. Many recipes do not mention quantities at all, simply instructing the cook what to do, thus:.

This popularity survived the American War of Independence. Uploaded by gluejar on December 24, And that anyone able to read this book would have already been watching Cook at work and learnt all the tips and trips from her sometimes him mind you.

I was gob-smacked at the brilliance in this book.