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Beeton, Seeds & Show

Before visiting my local flower show I pay a visit to the graveside of author Mrs Isabella Beeton. Back at the allotment the task of sowing seeds and transplanting peppers continue; plus sweetcorn, leeks, melons and cucumbers.

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Wikipedia article of the day for March 12, 2016

The Wikipedia article of the day for March 12, 2016 is Isabella Beeton.
Isabella Beeton (1836–1865) was an English journalist and editor, and the author of Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management. 158 more words

Two Victorian Cookery Writers – C.E Francatelli and A.G Payne | Enough of this Tomfoolery!

The general idea that many people have of cookery and cookbooks in the Victorian Age is that it was Mrs Beeton and no-one else. However Charles Elme Francatelli (1805-1876) was one of the culinary celebrities of his time. 94 more words

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Two Victorian Cookery Writers – C.E Francatelli and A.G Payne

The general idea that many people have of cookery and cookbooks in the Victorian Age is that it was Mrs Beeton and no-one else. However… 2,728 more words

19th Century British History

Isabella Beeton’s Book of Household Management: A Victorian Phenomenon

Published in 1861, Beeton’s Book of Household Management is perhaps one of the most famous non-fiction books to come out of the 19th century.  At over one thousand pages long, it was the first publication of its kind to address all aspects of household management, covering everything from cooking and cleaning to childrearing and animal husbandry.   1,469 more words

19th Century

The Library of Babel

What if I told you that a place existed where every book ever written, and every book to be written, existed. You may think I need to put away my laptop and stop spreading such rubbish on this blog, or perhaps you would recognise a familiar story. 624 more words

Short Stories

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

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