The Cookery Book of Lady Clarke of Tilleypronie


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Original Publisher
Southover Press
Date of publication

Recommended by

Joanne Hendricks

Owner of Joanne Hendricks Cookbooks

An incredible collection of recipes from chefs, acquaintances & travel in 19th century England and her colonies and Europe. published posthumously as a beautiful tribute by her husband. the initials of entwined 'C's and Sir John Clark's crest are stamped on linen backed boards that are tinted the splendorous color of beech leaves. 584 pages.

Geraldene Holt

Professional food writer and broadcaster

An astonishing array of Victorian recipes collected by the wife of a diplomat during their foreign postings, mainly in Europe. Said to have been Elizabeth David's favourite cookery book - my copy contains her book plate with several loose pages of her hand-written notes.