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Miss Eliza's English kitchen : a novel of Victorian cookery and friendship / Annabel Abbs.

Abbs, Annabel, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432896065
  • ISBN: 1432896067
  • Physical Description: 515 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
England, 1835. London is awash with thrilling new ingredients, from rare spices to exotic fruits. But no one knows how to use them. When Eliza Acton is told by her publisher to write a cookery book instead of the poetry she loves, she refuses--until her bankrupt father is forced to flee the country. Although she's never set foot in a kitchen, she begins collecting recipes and teaching herself to cook. Much to her surprise she discovers a talent - and a passion - for the culinary arts. Based on the true story of the first modern cookery writer, Miss Eliza's English Kitchen is a novel about female friendship, the struggle for independence, and the transcendent pleasures and solace of food.
Subject: Acton, Eliza, 1799-1859 > Fiction.
Cooking, English > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Cookbooks > England > History > Fiction.
England > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Large type books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Little Dixie Regional.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Little Dixie - Paris LP F ABBS (Text) 2004689099 New Adult Fiction Shelves Available -

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