All Recipe Books And Recipe Compilations On Oakden

  • A Collection Of Welsh Recipes

    This is a unique collection of recipes from Wales, collated by OAKDEN. This collection is under copyright (c) Oakden 2011 please do not reproduce elsewhere. These are mostly regional recipes taken from the main Welsh counties, from the 19th and 20th Centuries (1800s and 1900s). Welsh recipes tend to be simple, for the most part, …

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  • A Collection Of English Recipes

    This is a unique collection of recipes from England, collated by OAKDEN. This collection is under copyright (c) Oakden 2011 please do not reproduce elsewhere. These are mostly regional recipes taken from the main English counties, from the 19th and 20th Centuries (1800s and 1900s). The recipes are very much in the rural and local …

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  • A Collection Of Irish Recipes

    This is a unique collection of recipes from Ireland, collated by OAKDEN. This collection is under copyright (c) Oakden 2011 please do not reproduce elsewhere. These are mainly regional recipes taken from the four provinces, from the 19th and 20th Centuries (1800s and 1900s). The recipes are very traditional, local, and in many cases simple, …

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  • A Collection Of Cocktail Recipes

    This is a unique collection of cocktail recipes, collated by OAKDEN. This collection is under copyright (c) Oakden 2011 please do not reproduce elsewhere. A collection of over 140 of the World’s Best (original and authentic) Cocktail Recipes from the 1800s and 1900s. From the Martini to the Hunter’s Flask a cocktail is a mixed …

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  • Harleian Manuscript 279

    The medieval manuscript known as ‘Harleian Manuscript number 279′ was written around 1430 A.D. and it has three parts to it. The first part ‘Kalendare de Potages dyvers’ has 153 recipes, the second ‘Kalendare de Lech Mtys’ has 64 recipes and the third ‘Dyverse bake metis’ has 41 recipes. Along with Harleian Manuscript 4016 it …

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  • The Good Huswifes Jewell

    Thomas Dawson wrote and compiled ‘The Good Huswifes Jewell around 1597 A.D. (at the end of the Tudor period). It was probably written for the growing middle classes in Elizabethan England and includes many herbal treatments and applications. Thomas Dawson’s place in the time-line of cookery writers lies between the late medieval tradition of the …

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  • Harleian Manuscript 4016

    The medieval manuscript known as ‘Harleian Manuscript number 4016’ was written around 1450 A.D. and has approximately 182 recipes (Harleian 4016 is almost exactly the same as the Douce Manuscript number 55, also at the British Museum, and when one source fails, or is incomplete, the other usually provides the answer, and so often – …

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  • A Proper Newe Booke Of Cookerye

    A Proper Newe Booke Of Cookerye was published in 1545 A.D. (in Tudor England) and it contains 49 recipes – with an introduction of seasonal recipe instructions and a recommended list of food-courses. Therefore this manuscript is an excellent reference (and important historical document) for social historians studying what made up the individual food courses …

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  • Oxford Night Caps | 1827

    Oxford Night Caps was written in 1827 by Richard Cook, a resident at Oxford University. The original publication was a small collection of receipts (recipes) for making various popular beverages used in the University Halls and residences in the early 1800s (it was first published as a pamphlet, then later as a small book in …

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  • The Forme Of Cury

    It is thought that ‘The Forme OF Cury‘, written and compiled in and around 1390 A.D. (with approximately 196 recipes) is the oldest written record of a recipe book in English. It is believed to have been written at the end of the fourteenth century by the master-cooks of King Richard II (1377 – 1399). …

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  • Cups And Their Customs | 1863

    Cups and Their Customs was first published in 1863, and was written by George Edwin Roberts and Henry Porter. The majority of the book is made up of an ‘ambling’ discussion on the history of drink, and compound drinks, first in ancient Europe and then latterly Britain – some of it very entertaining and interesting. …

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  • The Closet Of Sir Kenelm Digby

    Published in 1669 A.D. (after his death) ‘The Closet Of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened’, is a wonderful cook book full of excellent period recipes. The first section of the book is dominated by numerous recipes for making drinks: meathe, metheglin, wines, ales and ciders etc. While the second section of the book includes many …

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