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'Wyvern' was a colonel in the Indian Army and long resident of Madras who whiled away his spare time writing about cookery in the Madras Athenaeum and Daily News. The upshot of his interesting hobby was this book, which set out to instruct the memsahibs of the day in the best ways to cope with Indian kitchen staff and cooking arrangements and in how to produce decent Engli ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Prospect Books (UK)
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Some very odd recipes and wonderful anecdotes. A fascinating social document of the British Raj.
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