Marguerite Patten's 1,000 Favourite Recipes by Marguerite Patten (1855-08-06)

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Marguerite Patten's 1,000 Favourite Recipes by Marguerite Patten (1855-08-06)

Marguerite Patten's 1,000 Favourite Recipes by Marguerite Patten (1855-08-06)

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She then took charge of the Ministry of Food Bureau at Harrods, Knightsbridge; her job was to help families prepare nutritious and appetising dishes with their weekly rations. This entry was posted in Seafood and Shellfish and tagged bad food photography, Marguerite Patten's Recipe Cards, normandy sauce, vintage recipe cards, vintage recipes on April 17, 2023 by iamsurly. While this is not essential and ordinary fresh or salted butter can be used, the result is better if the butter is first treated in this way.

In that chaotic 20 th century, Britain began as the most important and richest country in the world. To enable personalised advertising (like interest-based ads), we may share your data with our marketing and advertising partners using cookies and other technologies. The quicker the boil the better the set, but you must keep an eye on it, to stop it burning or going past it’s setting point. Turning to the old faithful Marguerite Patten cookbook for endless jam flavour combinations and recipes I attempted to use my sugar thermometer to ensure I got a good set. When melting the butter to blend with the ingredients, take care this does not darken in colour as this will spoil the appearance of the potted food.

It is there to do a job: to provide comprehensive instruction on all the kinds of cookery that a normal household might want.

Every post added over the course of the week will be entered into a competition to win free cookery books from Marguerite’s publisher, Grub Street. But they were no flash in the pan: Patten’s stepby-step, no-nonsense pragmatism won over countless readers. Here she turns her attention to one of her real true passions: the classic cookery of the British Isles. Omit the mace and cinnamon and flavour the mixture with English mustard and brandy, rather than port or Madeira wine.Many thousands of us did and we’re all being invited to celebrate her life by cooking a Marguerite Patten dinner in our homes in her honour, to celebrate what would have been her hundredth birthday in November. Put the hamburgers on buns and keep warm until required – do not overcook otherwise they dry and toughen.

To give additional food value, a spoonful of rolled oats which have been soaked in milk can be mixed with any of the above filling. Her father died in 1927 when she was 12, leaving her mother to bring up three children of whom she was the eldest. I have not included a selection in this book, for I give a comprehensive collection in my popular book The Basic Basics Jams, Preserves and Chutneys Handbook (also published by Grub Street).Our involvement in India in the days of the British Empire, and growth of the East India Company, meant we learned something about Indian food - and some of those dishes became incorporated into our national cuisine. Marguerite Patten fresh from the Ministry of Food during World War II represented post-war austerity cookery books; many selling in huge quantities and produced in colour by Paul Hamlyn. As far back as the sixteenth century, it was acknowledged that the Tudor banquets were the most exciting and exotic in Europe.

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