Cakes and Ale

Cakes and Ale

by Edward Spencer
     
 

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Cakes and Ale
A Dissertation on Banquets Interspersed with Various Recipes, More or Less Original, and Anecdotes, Mainly Veracious

This edition features a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index.

CONTENTS (abridged lis)
CHAPTER I BREAKFAST
Formal or informal?—An eccentric old gentleman—The…  See more details below

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Cakes and Ale
A Dissertation on Banquets Interspersed with Various Recipes, More or Less Original, and Anecdotes, Mainly Veracious

This edition features a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index.

CONTENTS (abridged lis)
CHAPTER I BREAKFAST
Formal or informal?—An eccentric old gentleman—The ancient
Britons—Breakfast in the days of Good Queen Bess—A
few tea statistics—Garraway’s—Something about coffee—Brandy
for breakfast—The evolution of the staff of life—Free
Trade—The cheap loaf, and no cash to buy it
CHAPTER II BREAKFAST (continued)
Country-house life—An Englishwoman at her best—Guests’
comforts—What to eat at the first meal—A few choice
recipes—A noble grill-sauce—The poor outcast—Appetising
dishes—Hotel “worries”—The old regime and the new—“No
cheques”; no soles, and “whitings is hoff”—A
halibut steak—Skilly and oakum—Breakfast out of the rates
...
CHAPTER XXII RESTORATIVES
William of Normandy—A “head” wind at sea—Beware the
druggist—Pick-me-ups of all sorts and conditions—Anchovy
toast for the invalid—A small bottle—Straight talks to
fanatics—Total abstinence as bad as the other thing—Moderation
in all matters—Wisely and slow—Carpe diem—But
have a thought for the morrow

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148778493
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
07/31/2013
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
352 KB

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