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Culinary jottings

By KENNY-HERBERT, Colonel Arthur Robert

subjects: india, cooking in,

  • 1. Culinary jottings. | A treatise in thirty chapters | on | reformed cookery | for Anglo-Indian exiles, | based upon | modern English, and Continental principles, | with | thirty menus | for little dinners worked out in detail, | and | an essay on our kitchens in India, | by | "Wyvern," | author of "Sweet Dishes," "Furlough Reminiscences." | Fifth edition.
    Madras: Higginbotham and Co; London: Richardson and Co; 1885
    19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ix] x [xi-xii], [1] 2-553   Blue cloth
    GB:   LB   LCS   *LoEN   OB  

    The preface to the fifth edition is signed "Wyvern. Ootacamund, 1st July 1885.'
    Although the text is mainly about cooking in the British or French manner, there are some more unusual chapters: XIII "Our curries', XXIX "Curries continued, and mulligatunny [--sic--], XXX "Camp cookery', and in the "Addenda' sections called "To preserve meat by fumigation' and "Our kitchens in India'.
    There was also a fifth edition published in Madras, Calcutta and Bombay (see "Indian editions', below).