Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Modern Cookery for Private Families

Modern Cookery for Private Families
Item# 9781844009596

Product Description

Publisher: Quadrille

Author: Eliza Acton

First published in 1845, Eliza Acton's book was a precursor of Mrs Beeton, and is considered by many to be the better book. This lost masterpiece sets out the principles of modern domestic cookery and its 34 chapters offer a wealth of timeless recipes for every conceivable food and occasion. With instructions on basic techniques ranging from frying fish to roasting meat and poultry and simple recipes such as Cucumber Soup, Spiced Beef, Venetian Fritters and Compote of Peaches, this book is packed with wisdom, experience, common sense and delights! (hb)