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The pastrycook and confectioner's guide

By WELLS, Robert

subjects: pastry, confectionery,

  • 1. The | pastrycook & confectioner's | guide | for | hotels, restaurants, and the trade in general | adapted also for family use | including a large variety of modern recipes | for | bread # cakes # fancy biscuits # ice creams and water | ices # jellies # pies, puddings, and custards # | joints # meat pies and dishes # poultry | and game # ornamental sugar- | work and butter-work | etc. etc. | and | useful hints and instructions | by | Robert Wells | practical baker, confectioner, and pastrycook | author of "The Bread and Biscuit Baker's and Sugar Boiler's Assistant"
    London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1889
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xv [xvi], [1] 2-108, i-iv ad and publ ads, [1] 2-31 [32] 33-40 publ ads, [1] 2-16 publ ads   [2s on binding]   Green cloth
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    In the preface, which is dated Scarborough, April 1889, Wells refers to himself as a man "of about thirty years' experience in the trade". The text contains 307 numbered recipes.