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SMITH, Mrs Louisa E.   

This author wrote "Home washing", London: Bemrose and Sons, 1890, and "Practical dressmaking", London: Bemrose and Sons, [1895]. She also provided material for E. M. Buchan's "Easy dishes for small incomes", [1906] (see Buchan, E. M., for a description of this work).

  • Bonnes bouches and relishable dishes for breakfast and luncheon
  • Subjects: meals, breakfast, meals, lunch,

    • 1. Bonnes bouches | and | relishable dishes | for breakfast and luncheon. | By | Mrs. Louisa E. Smith, | author of "Home Washing," and / late Instructress at the Forsyth Technical College.
      London, New York, Melbourne and Sydney: Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co; 1893
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-vi] vii-viii, [1] 2-110, [i-viii] publ ads   Grey cloth with menu and small lobster on front  
      GB:   LB   *LCF   LWel   LoEN   OB  
      US:   MB   MH   MCR  

      In the preface Mrs Smith implies that she was about thirty-two years old at the time of writing when she refers to herself as a child of twelve and adds, "since then, for twenty years...." Anecdotes from her daily life are woven into the text. Many of the recipes are written as instructions to her maid, Isobel.

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