A Friend In The Kitchen [Vegetarian Cookery c1900]


By Anna L. Colcord

Scarce 19C Australian cookbook

Out of stock


  • Full title: A Friend in the Kitchen: Or What to Cook and How to Cook it. Containing about 400 choice recipes carefully tested; Together with plain directions on healthful cookery; how to can fruit; a week?s menu; proper food combinations; rules for dyspeptics; food for infants; simple dishes for the sick; wholesome drinks; useful tables on nutritive values of foods, time required to digest food, weights and measures for the Kitchen, etc.
  • Fourth Edition [Echo Publishing, Melbourne, nd]; 40th Thousand stated; illustrated green linen over card covers, some creasing, 128pp + 8pages ads; a very good copy
  • An early Vegetarian cookbook including chapters? on Substitutes For Meats & How To Become A Vegetarian
  • Anna Colcord & her husband Willard were Seventh-day Adventists from the United States. During their stay, the Adventists established the Sanitarium Health Food Company, which continues today & produces Weet-Bix cereal