A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes

by Charles Elmé Francatelli

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Original Publisher
Bosworth & Harrison
Date of publication

Recommended by

Elizabeth Romer

Food writer and historian

Sensible recipes to help the disadvantaged "to show you how you may prepare and cook your daily food, so as to obtain from it the greatest amount of nourishment at the least possible expense" In spite of his elevated position Francatelli did not forget ordinary people.

Andi Oliver


Fascinating insight into a bygone age by Queen Victoria’s cook