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Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book

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Brilliantly compiled and presented by the celebrated biographer, Hilary Spurling, "Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book" has become a classic in the history of English cooking, and an extraordinarily intimate glimpse into the fabric of everyday Elizabeth life. 'Hilary Spurling has done brilliantly ...Being both a scholar and a cook seems to be a rare combination than one might ...more
Hardcover, 249 pages
Published June 9th 1987 by Viking Books (first published October 16th 1986)
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One of my favourite little books when it comes to culinary history, and some really great recipes, as well as lore about the Fettiplace family.
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Hilary Spurling, CBE, FRSL (born 1940) is a British writer, known as a journalist and biographer. She won the Whitbread Prize for the second volume of her biography of Henri Matisse in January 2006. Burying The Bones: Pearl Buck in China was published in March 2010.
She is married to playwright John Spurling, and has three children (Amy, Nathaniel and Gilbert) and two grandchildren.
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