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India Knight vs. Mrs Beeton

Now that I share my humble abode and the bills it generates with the chap, I don’t have to employ as many thrifty tactics as I once did during my time at University. 516 more words


Food and drink in London, UK: Where can one find Mrs Beeton Food in the 21st century?

London, UK, images, food and drink, pub food, English food, traditional food, pubs in London, UK: The Railway Telegraph, Forest Hill, South East London, sign: “Mrs Beeton Food • Live Music • Wines & Cocktails • Great Beers • Function Room”; 48 more words

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International Women's Day blog. Famous female writers who died from complications of pregnancy and childbirth.

In western society it’s easy to think that giving birth is safe, yet according to the World Health Organisation, about 800 women worldwide still die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth every day. 799 more words

Red herring in the common English mode

You may have seen my post about red herring… not the idiom in common English, but the nineteenth century description of kippers. Eliza Acton  was born in 1799 and was a forerunner to the more famous Isabella Beeton, and her book ‘Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management’; Miss Acton wrote ‘Modern Cookery’ which was published in 1845, fourteen years before Mrs Beeton. 153 more words


Mrs Beeton's Family Cookery

I am nearly back to normal and organised after my impromptu trip to catch up with your posts. :-) 

I was having so much fun reading through the first of the old books from my aunt that I launched straight into reading the second one; Mr’s Beeton’s Family Cookery. 1,093 more words

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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management or Mrs Beeton's Everyday Cookery

After spending some time exploring the roots of Middle Eastern and Asian cookery I thought it might be fun to turn ourselves to England for a bit.  365 more words

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