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Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book

Elizabethan Country House Cooking

Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book( )
Author: Spurling, Hilary
ISBN:978-0-571-24733-2
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

Brilliantly compiled and presented by the celebrated biographer, Hilary Spurling, Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book has become a classic in the history of English cooking, and an extraordinarily intimate glimpse into the fabric of everyday Elizabethan life.

'Hilary Spurling has done brilliantly ... Being both a scholar and a cook seems to be a rare combination than one might have expected.' Jane Grigson

'Few cookery books are as important or as fascinating as...
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Book Details
Pages:266
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Regional & Ethnic / English, Scottish & Welsh
History / Europe / Great Britain / Tudor & Elizabethan Era (1485-1603)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.024 x 9.213 x 0.748 Inches
Book Weight:0.889 Pounds
Author Biography
Spurling, Hilary (Author)
Hilary Spurling was born in 1940 in Stockport England. She attended Somerville College in Oxford. She bacame the arts and theater critic for The Spectator during the 1960's. She was also the reviewer for The Observer and The Daily Telegraph. She has written several biographies including Pearl Buck in China and Matisse the Master: The Conquest of Colour 1909-1954, which won the 2005 Whitebread Book of the Year Award and the Los Angeles Book Prize for Biography in 2006.

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