I often spend an hour or two reading the newspapers over the weekend. Sometimes, I strike it lucky with some amusing or interesting article that catches my eye. Here is a recent find
|Published 13 August 2011 in Western Morning News|
Hopefully, the story can be read from here, but the brief synopsis is that the lady pictured discovered the old book, published 260 years ago, in 1747, whilst clearing her late mother’s home. The book is titled “The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy” by Hannah Glasse. From reading a description of one of the recipes, they are anything but plain and easy. There is even medicinal recipes included.
Weekend Cooking is a weekly event and hosted by Beth Fish Reads