Historic Recipe: Bouillabaisse Soup (1852)

Source: A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes by Charles Elme Francatelli (first published 1852) A reprint of this book was another Christmas present and in all honesty it is full of recipes which sound revolting to the modern palate. Fortune favours the brave, however, and this particular recipe appeared to be a Victorian... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Kedgeree (1920s)

Source: A Year’s Dinners; 365 Seasonal Dinners with Instructions for cooking by May Little (c.1920) And Mrs Beeton’s Family Cookery with nearly 3,000 Practical Recipes by Mrs Beeton (1923) Two cookbooks today Kate? Yes, I’m pushing the boat out, you’ll see. It’s also a lengthy post so get a cup of tea and settle in. I had some... Continue Reading →

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