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The Reason Why. Practical Answers to Everyday Bakehouse Questions.


Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Maclaren & Sons Ltd, 1937.:

Seller ID: 41434

2nd edition revised. "In bakery prctice there are hundreds of little items which one must know and remember in order to be successful. Many things are done mechanically by the majority of workers without knowing why they do them...The questions answered here are selected from a list of questions which were put to me by young men receiving instruction at school or in the bakery, together with one or two other questions which occured to me as being of general interest to all enthusiastic confectioners, young and old." Questions include: "Why is cream of tartar or lemon juice added ... View more info

Spirited Cooking With Liqueurs, Spirits and Wine.

By: ALLISON, Sonia.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: David & Charles, 1981.:

Seller ID: 11235

1st ed. Unusual and highly practical recipes. 24.6cms. x 19cms. Pp. 136, 10 coloured & 15 b/w illustns. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Pan-Cooked Chicken Dishes. (Recipes from Around the World: 10).


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: IMP Limited, 1998.:

Seller ID: 16898

1st ed. "Explore the many different ways you can take a pan, a chicken and a few extra ingredients and turn them into a real feast." 20.7cms. x 17cms. Pp.64, colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

Vegetarianism for Beginners. Food Reform for Slender Purses.

By: BAINES, Maud.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester: The Vegetarian Society, 1932.:

Seller ID: 42777

2nd edition. 110 Recipes. 24 Salad Combinations. Why Flesh Meat is Not Desirable, Simple Rules for Health, A Salad a Day, How to Cook Vegetables Conservatively, etc. Pp.64, a few light marginal spots. Paperback, covers dusty with crease and tear to lower front corner. Good. View more info

Calorie Counted Meals. (Sainsbury's Recipe Library).

By: BARKER, Alex.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Woodhead-Faulkner Ltd., 1986.:

Seller ID: 16900

1st ed. Recipes for slimmers. 22cms. x 14.2cms. Pp. 80, colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

Venus in the Kitchen. Or Love's Cookery Book. (Introduction by Graham Greene) With decorations by Bruce Roberts.

By: BEY, Pilaff. (edited by Norman Douglas).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:Heinemann,1952.:

Seller ID: 22920

1st ed.Aphrodisiac recipes. Pp14/192,b/w frontis. + 1 further b/w photo plate, two-tone illustrations to each chapter by Bruce Roberts, owners details to fep, minor marginal marks to two pages of the introduction. Red cloth, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info



Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Bloomsbury Books, 1995.:

Seller ID: 16412

1st ed. Pp. 71, colour illustration throughout book. P/b. G+. View more info

An A.B.C. of Wine Drinking.


Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Muller Ltd., 1961.:

Seller ID: 23726

4th imp. "It is designed for those who know little or nothing but who desire to know more." 19.cms. x 13cms. Pp. 96, line drawings to chapter headings, map to front endpaper. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w chipped. VG/G+. View more info

Modest but Delicious. A Cook book for today.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Arlington Books, 1973.:

Seller ID: 16396

1st ed. "At this time of rising prices this small but comprehensive cook book, covering soup, fish, egg and cheese dishes, main course dishes, vegetable and hot and cold puddings, is specially devised to provide literally Modest but Delicious meals." Pp. 85. P/b. minor marks to covers. G+. View more info

365 Soups. (The Daily Telegraph Book of Recipes).

By: BON VIVEUR. (Johnnie and Fanny Cradock).

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: The Daily Telegraph. 1982.:

Seller ID: 21864

"A collection of recipes taken from columns of the paper which have been chosen for their variety and convenience. Some are for that special occasion where a little extra trouble is required while others are those family favourites which can be prepared at short notice". Pp 223. P/b, slight scuffing to spine and cover. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Sainsbury's Recipe Library: Food Processor Cooking.

By: BOWEN, Carol.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Woodhead Faulkner Ltd., 1986.:

Seller ID: 16479

1st ed. Recipes using a food processor. 22cms. x 14.2 cms. Pp. 79/1Index, colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

Cookery Book and General Axioms for Plain Cookery. (School Board for London).

By: BRIGGS, Miss.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd, 1889.:

Seller ID: 45574

Includes Notes on Boiling Potatoes and on Roasting Meat. P.115toning to endpapers, front free endpaper absent. Red cloth spotted with ink marks and uneven fading, gilt title to front. G-. View more info

Word for Word. An Encyclopaedia of Beer.(Illustrated by Derrick Harris).

By: BROWN, Ivor.(Introduction).

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Whitbread & Co.,1953.:

Seller ID: 17355

"In which are defined some of the many expressions - serious, comic, colloquial - that have been used by the farmer and the brewer, on both sides of the bar and in the home, during the long and interesting history of this country's traditional drink." Pp.37,occasional illustrations by Derrick Harris throughout, spotting to endpapers. Illustrated boards, matching d/w has edge tears with small losses. G+/G. View more info

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Prior's Kitchen. Recipes of British & Roman Fayre.


Price: £6.00

Publisher: Carlisle: Privately published, nd.:

Seller ID: 42681

All recipes tested or served by the Prior's Kitchen Restaurant at Carlisle Cathedral. Includes recipes for soups and starters, main courses and salads, desserts, breads, cakes and biscuits, and a Roman section. Pp.34. Stiff laminated card covers with plastic ring binding. VG. View more info

Robert Carrier Mini Books: Luncheon Party Menus.

By: CARRIER, Robert.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Pan Books. 1971.:

Seller ID: 24250

1st ed. "Appetizing meals which are fun to prepare, easy to serve, and delicious to eat". 12.5cms x 13.5cms. Pp 48, some colour and b/w illustrations. P/b, crease to front cover, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Art of Yeast Cookery made plain and easy.

By: CHETWOOD, Doreen.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bedford: Woodlands 2, 1977.:

Seller ID: 16402

"This book contains eighteen easy yeast recipes all based on three simple Key Recipes-Hasty Brown Bread, White Bread and Bun Bread." Pp. 28, illustrations throughout book. P/b, ring binding. G+. View more info

Cook and Hostess.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1962.:

Seller ID: 28629

Rep. "The aim, as its title implies, is to suggest ideas about meals for special occasions and to give help in planning and cooking them." Pp. 9/142, colour frontis, 2 colour plates, 7 photographs & 21 diagrams, owner's name to fep, old tape marks to endpapers. Green cloth. G+. View more info

The Book of Foil Cookery with special recipes by Fanny & Johnnie Cradock. (Compiled by Ann Body).

By: CRADOCK, Fanny and Johnnie.

Price: £62.00

Publisher: London: Spectator Publications (Sponsored by Baco Foil),1968.:

Seller ID: 20964

Rep. Sponsored by Baco Foil (Aluminium Foils Ltd) this book promotes the many uses which can be made of cooking foil with enthusiastic recommendation from Fanny and Johnnie Cradock together with many of their recipes. 24.5cms x 25.5cms. Pp.64,colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout, minor light spotting to title page. Illustrated boards( a chicken sitting on foil), edges rubbed. Scarce. G+. View more info

The Way to a Good Table. Electric Cookery.

By: CRAIG, Elizabeth.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: The British Electrical Development Association Inc., 1937.:

Seller ID: 45097

1st edition. "To obtain good results in the kitchen, methods should be simple, instructions should be definite, and guesswork should be eliminated. Then, given an up-to-date electric cooker, all your culinary problems willl quickly vanish. The shortest way to a good table is 'The Electric Way'." Pp.288/8 blank pages for 'notes', sepia portrait photo frontispiece + occasional further sepia photographs, slight tooning to pages, small rust spots to lower front endpapers. Grey/silver illustrated boards, mark to centre of spine. G+. View more info

Betty Crocker's Cooking American Style. A Sampler of Heritage Recipes.

By: CROCKER, Betty.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York: Golden Press, 1976.:

Seller ID: 28632

2nd Printing. Collection of American recipes. 26cms. x 22cms. Pp. 160, colour illustrations throughout, ads to endboards. Spiral binding within illustrated hard covers. VG. View more info