Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Currant cookery


subjects: fruit, cooking with,

  • 1. Simple | home | recipes | Currant | cookery [Cover-title]
    No place: nd;
    GB:   LoEN  
    US:   *DLC  

    The transcription of the cover-title is from a photocopy of the front face of the binding supplied by DLC. Above the title there is a woman pouring currants into a bowl. Behind her in a circular frame is a scene of a vineyard. (The LoEN copy lacks its binding.)
    The booklet has 24 pages and is illustrated. The first four pages present information about currants. The recipes begin on page 5 under the heading "Simple home recipes for cooking currants' and are by Charles Herman Senn. They are grouped into four sections: "Hot sweets', "Cold sweets', "Pastry, scones and cakes' and "Miscellaneous recipes'. Most of these recipes first appeared in "Currants' (see entry below).
    A reference on page 1 to "our own beloved sovereign, King Edward VII' suggests that this book may have been published before Edward's death in 1910. There is an advertisement for "Currant cookery # simple home recipes" on page 2 of "Cassell's penny cookery book and kitchen hints' which was published in 1911. It says that the book was given awa