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The Landmarks Club Cookbook

The Landmarks Club Cookbook


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Original Publisher
The Old West Company
Date of publication

Recommended by

Janice Longone

Culinary historian

Eighteen historical photographs (before and after) of missions and other landmarks that were crumbling into ruin that the Club hoped to preserve. The foreword states that “The Chapter of recipes for the most famous dishes of old-time California, Mexico and South America... is believed to be the only reliable collection of the sort available.” Lummis explains that Spanish-American cookery is “of course, the oldest American ‘School of Cookery,’ with more than 350 years at its back.” This was a most successful charity.