Reform Cookery Book (4th edition)

Up-To-Date Health Cookery for the Twentieth Century.

Author: Mrs. Mill
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,580 / 149 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 1,439
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8124
Genres: Cooking, Health
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s, which really serve to blunt the palate, rarer and more delicious flavours in the sweet natural taste come into evidence. But this takes time. There is a story told of some Londoners who went to visit at a country farm, where, among other good things, they were regaled with new-laid eggs. When the hostess pressed to know how they were enjoying the rural delicacies, they, wishing to be polite yet candid, said everything was very nice, but that the eggs had not "the flavour of London ones!"

It were thus hopeless to expect those who like even eggs with a "tang" to them, to take enthusiastically to a dish of tasteless hominy, or macaroni, but happily there is no need to serve one's apprenticeship in such heroic fashion. There is at command a practically unlimited variety of vegetarian dishes, savoury enough to tempt the most fastidious, and in which the absence of "carcase" may, if need be, defy detection. Not a very lofty aspiration certainly, but it may serve as a stepping-stone.

When the goodman, there

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