- 1920s copy of Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management. First published in 1861.

Timeless wisdom from the first domestic goddess

“Excellence in the art of cookery, as in all other things, is only attainable by practice and expertise" – Isabella Beeton, 1861

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First published in 1861, 69 chapters and 1680 pages in my 1920s copy.

Packed with gems and timeless wisdom from Isabella Beeton, the original domestic goddess.

“The necessity of practising economy should be evident to everyone.”

“Excellence in the art of cookery, as in all other things, is only attainable by practice and expertise.”

Also, a two-page recipe for turtle soup...

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  • It looks like you can also get a good workout by lifting the book! :)

      6 months ago
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