Book Description

Review (This) book is 1,197 pages of sound advice and sexy recipes (from vol-au-vents a l 'Indienne and oeufs Valencia to Edinburgh rock and tomato ice- very contemporary), a monument to 'civilised living' and the 'homelier arts'. If you can't find a recipe for something anywhere else, it will be in Constance Spry. (The Guardian)Cookery is vast, detailed, and lovely. The purpose of the book was to take the knowledge of culinary professionals and write it in a form that British housewives could understand and use. It was, and it remains, the British cookery [and cooking] bible. (Cooking by the Book) Read more About the Author Constance Spry was the subject of a major exhibition at London s Design Museum in 2004 and a fascinating biography in 2010. Read more