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PEARSE, Mrs Cecilia Maria   


Mrs Pearse recalls her childhood in "The enchanted past", London: Chapman and Hall Ltd, 1926. Her parents, Giovanni (stage-name Mario) and Grisi de Candia, were famous singers.

  • The kitchen garden and the cook
  • Subjects: vegetables, cooking with,

    • 1. The kitchen garden | and the cook | an alphabetical guide to the cultivation | of vegetables | with recipes for cooking them | collected and arranged by | Cecilia Maria Pearse | author of "The Romance of a Great Singer"
      London: Smith, Elder and Co; 1913
      20.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi-viii], 1-283 [284], [i-iv] ads   Green cloth  
      GB:   LB   LCS   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   ICU   CU   ICJ   MB   NN   DLC  

      The alphabetical entries for the different vegetables on pages 1-188 first give directions for cultivation then recipes. Following the entries are chapters called "Salad plants and salads", "Miscellaneous sauces", "Miscellaneous soups", "Miscellaneous dishes", "Cheese dishes", "Cakes and puddings without eggs", "Cool drinks", "Successional cropping in small gardens", "Little known vegetables" and "Hints on vegetable cooking in bags". American editions: Bitting 360 and NUCat record New York: E. P. Dutton and Co, 1914


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