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Maggie Black (1) (1921–1999)

Autor(a) de The Medieval Cookbook

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34+ Works 1,035 Membros 12 Reviews

Obras de Maggie Black

The Medieval Cookbook (1992) — Autor — 509 cópias
The Jane Austen Cookbook (1995) 235 cópias
Cheesecakes (1980) 14 cópias
The Complete Cookery (2005) 6 cópias
Mrs. Beeton's Favourite Cakes and Breads (1972) — Editor — 5 cópias
Hundred Ways with Cheese (1976) 5 cópias

Associated Works

A Taste of History: 10, 000 Years of Food in Britain (1993) — Introdução — 107 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Howorth, Margaret Katherine
Data de nascimento
1921-09-22
Data de falecimento
1999-08-05
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Educação
University of the Witwatersrand

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An interesting look at food culture in Georgian/Regency England, accompanied by dozens of contemporary recipes each with a modern "translation" to allow you to cook your own if you so please. I have to admit that I'm highly unlikely to ever try any of them myself—even in modernised form, many of them seem really fussy and time-consuming, and the flavour profiles preferred by the average member of the Georgian gentry seem quite different from my own. (The inclusion of photographs of the various dishes might have helped to whet the appetite more.) However, still fascinating to dip into, and full of interesting little nuggets of information—such as the fact that Austen's contemporaries were as likely to use the still-rare potato in sweet as they were in savoury dishes.… (mais)
½
 
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siriaeve | outras 3 resenhas | Jan 2, 2023 |
Any fan of Jane Austen's novels would do well to read, or at least sample, this book. Austen's work is the story of domestic life of her time, and this book provides a lot of useful information about an important context of her novels: food, meals, and dining. What is a nuncheon? How do cooks cope without refrigeration? And how, specifically, does one prepare many of the foods familiar to Austen's world? This book addresses these questions, in a well-written and well-researched style. It is physically attractive, and soundly based on contemporaneous records and recipes ('receipts') of the time, although these were recorded in ways foreign to us.… (mais)
 
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oatleyr | outras 3 resenhas | Aug 22, 2020 |
The new edition is better set than the old one. Otherwise very little change.
 
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MarthaJeanne | outras 7 resenhas | Dec 2, 2018 |

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Obras
34
Also by
1
Membros
1,035
Popularidade
#24,872
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
12
ISBNs
104
Idiomas
5

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