The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Original Publisher
Andre Deutsch
Date of publication


Elisabeth Ayrton, British novelist and cookery author, presents a vast array of recipes from fifteenth century England to the mid-70s when this cookbook was published. Alongside recipes such as Oyster Loaves, Chicken with Pineapple and Quaking Pudding are notes on their social and culinary history.

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William Grimes

Obituary writer and former restaurant critic

Here lies the genetic code for early American cooking, and the meat pies that we lost.