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ORLEBAR, Miss Eleanor E.   

The author is addressed as "Miss" Orlebar in a letter on page 7 of "Food for the people".

  • Food for the people
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Food for the people; | or, | lentils and other vegetable | cookery. | By Eleanor E. Orlebar, | author of "Sancta Christina."
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; 1879
      16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iv], [1] 2-147, [i] ad   Yellow paper covered boards  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

      This book is mainly concerned with vegetarian cookery and Miss Orlebar weaves into the text much information about different contemporary attitudes towards vegetarianism; however, she herself believes a mixed diet is best and includes some meat dishes among the seventy-seven numbered recipes. Recipe No. 11, for example, is "Beefsteak, stewed with vegetables and lentils".

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