In Grandmother Gell's Kitchen

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A Selection of recipes used in the Eighteenth Century

By Carol Barstow

Mince pies with calves tongues and urine to cure toothache.  Just two of the fascinating household hints from the 18th century kitchen of Grandmother Gell.

A collection of historic recipes from Nottinghamshire transcribed from an original recipe book and updated for modern ingredients.  Each recipe has been tried and tested by the author to ensure that everyday modern ingredients take you as close to the true 18th century experience as possible.  Ideal for that novelty dinner party or for re-creating a truly authentic Nottinghamshire Christmas


“An enjoyable and well researched book….of interest to the modern historian”  (Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire)

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This page was added by Ruth Petersen on 16/04/2011.

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