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ATRUTEL (Mrs. J.). An Easy and Economical Book of Jewish Cookery, upon Strictly Orthodox Principles. Dedicated (by kind permission) to the Baroness Lionel de Rothschild.1880

London: Printed and Published by P. Vallentine, Second edition, 8vo (170 x 120 mm), xi, [1], 209, [1]pp., title and text browned with occasional staining, small burn hole to two leaves, effecting a couple of words but with no loss on sense, page 11/12 with a closed tear which has been repaired with archival paper, inner hinges shaken, orig. blue cloth, worn with short tears to joints. Estella Atrutel was cook to the Baroness Lionel de Rothschild, to whom she dedicates the book. Her aim is to 'render the directions clear and concise, to be easily understood by young person leaving public schools to enter service, and immediately to become moderately good cooks; or, if this book is in the hands of heir mistresses, to enable them clearly to direct their servants therefrom.' There are over 500 listed recipes which are drawn from all over Europe and cover pastries, pies, meat, fish, stews, etc. First publish in 1874, this second edition has an added appendix with an additional 44 recipes. JISC locating just the University of Cambridge copy only of this second edition.

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