Witty and useful essays about cooking, with recipes, published
in The Times and reprinted as a book in 1922.
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'Full of good observation... wit and comfort...the theme is that cooking should always be fitted to the occasion and temperament.' -- The New Statesman 5 November 2001 Bee Wilson
Agnes Jekyll tells us how it's done crisply and precisely, with humour but without trickery.' -- The Oldie November 2001 Elizabeth Luard
This is one of the best reads outside Elizabeth David. -- gastropodo.com
Three cheers to Persephone Books for publishing this witty , sharp writer, nostalgic but unsentimental, humorous but precise, erudite and always elegant. -- Country Living May 2002
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Book Description Collins, London, 1969. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Baynes, Pauline (illustrator). Reprint. 272 pages - Recipes reprinted from The Times. Not for the poor of the time, this is a collection of recipes one would advise the cook to prepare! Dustjacket is in protective sleeve Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 26161
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. ex library copy, **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # 2402934
Book Description 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Pauline Baynes (illustrator). First Thus. Octavo. xi, 272 pp. Light edgewear to price-clipped dj. Faint discolouration and a few faint splotches to upper and fore edges of text block. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown; prev. owner's tidily inked name to ffep. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with line drawings. "Lady Jekyll's original volume  has been reprinted almost as it stands. The recipes have only been simplified where this would not alter the style of the essay." Includes additional recipes by Lady Freyberg. Bookseller Inventory # 003730