Life in the Victorian Kitchen

Culinary secrets and servants' stories

Karen Foy

 
Date Published :
January 2015
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
16-page plate section
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781783036394

Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 176
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Overview
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Have you ever wondered what life was like for domestic servants, the etiquette involved during upper class banquets, or simply wished for a glimpse of day-to-day life in the Victorian kitchen?
During the nineteenth century,the kitchen was a place where culinary worlds collided, bridging the gap between social classes.

From the rural cottage to the well-staffed country house, Karen Foy takes readers on an entertaining and informative journey through a lost culinary world, uncovering the customs and traditions surrounding some of Britain's best loved dishes.

Discover nineteenth century tips, techniques, stories and superstitions. Try your hand at foretelling the future using an egg or test recipes for everything from apple wine to sheep's head pie. Step into the world of the Victorian kitchen...

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