Mrs beetons all about cookery book

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Mrs Beetons Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton

An almost forgotten classic though a founding text of Victorian middle-class identity, Mrs. Beetons Book of Household Management is a volume of insight and common sense. Written by what one might now describe as a Victorian Martha Stewart, the book offers advice on fashion, child-care, animal husbandry, poisons, and the management of servants. To the modern reader expecting stuffy verbosity or heavy moralizing, Beetons book is a revelation: it explores the foods of Europe and beyond, suggesting new food stuffs and techniques, mixing domestic advice with discussions of science, religion, class, industrialism and gender roles. Alternately frugal and fashionable, anxious and self confident, the book highlights the concerns of the growing Victorian middle-class at a key moment in its history. This abridged edition serves as a cookery book, while documenting a significant aspect of Victorian social and cultural history.

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The book best known as Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management , also published as Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book , is an extensive guide to running a household in Victorian Britain, edited by Isabella Beeton and first published as a book in Previously published in parts, it initially and briefly bore the title Beeton's Book of Household Management , as one of the series of guide-books published by her husband, Samuel Beeton. The recipes were highly structured, in contrast to those in earlier cookbooks. It was illustrated with many monochrome and colour plates. Although Mrs Beeton died in , the book continued to be a best-seller.

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