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Title:
Minding the manor : the memoir of a 1930s English kitchen maid
ISBN:
9780762796830
Physical Description:
vi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents:
An idyllic childhood : tips from a 1930s kitchen : Mollie's famous sausage rolls -- London calling : tips from a 1930s kitchen : bread and butter pudding -- Tears in the scullery : tips from a 1930s kitchen : the perfect roast beef -- Soulmates : tips from a 1930s kitchen : soup to scrub floors on -- To the country : tips from a 1930s kitchen : old-fashioned Irish stew -- Mop caps and mischief : tips from a 1930s kitchen : Christmas pudding -- Passion with the footman : tips from a 1930s kitchen : trifle and brandy snaps -- Scandal below stairs : tips from a 1930s kitchen : proper fish and chips -- Castles in Spain : tips from a 1930s kitchen : lemonade -- A cook at last : tips from a 1930s kitchen : steamed suet pudding.
Abstract:
The true story of a feisty and fun-loving young English girl's adventures while in domestic service in the 1930's as a scullery maid, then kitchen maid and cook. Includes recipes and household cleaning tips.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, 2014.
General Note:
"First published in the UK in 2013 as 'Aprons and silver spoons' by Penguin Books"--Title-page verso.