Elizabeth David Bequest

Elizabeth David was a British cookery writer, who brought a revolution to the nation’s eating habits during the mid-twentieth century. After travelling around Europe during the 1940s, she introduced post-war Britain to Mediterranean cuisine and ingredients which revitalised the flavours of home cooking. As part of her research into the social history of food, David collected cookery books and left her private collection of historical material to t he Warburg Institute Library. This digital collection, when complete, will include approximately 150 of these: those which we cannot digitize for copyright reasons can be found in the Library under Banqueting classmark (DCH 250-DCH 540).

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Cookery made easy
Cookery made easy
by Michael Willis.
Cuisinier anglais universel, ou, Le nec plus ultra de la gourmandise, Le
Cuisinier anglais universel, ou, Le nec plus ultra de la gourmandise, Le
par F. Collingwood et J. Woolams ; traduit sur la 4e édition.
Culina famulatrix medicinæ
Culina famulatrix medicinæ
written by Ignotus [i.e. A. Hunter] ; and rev. by A. Hunter., Also available online., Includes index.
Domestic dictionary and housekeeper's manual, The
Domestic dictionary and housekeeper's manual, The
by Gibbons Merle., Also available online.
English cookery books to the year 1850
English cookery books to the year 1850
by Arnold Whitaker Oxford.
Epicure's almanack, The
Epicure's almanack, The
"A directory to the taverns, coffee-houses, inns, eating-houses, and other places of alimentary resort in the British metropolis and its environs: a review of artists who administer to the wants and enjoyments of the table; a survey of the markets; and a calendar of the meats in season during each month of the year."., "To be continued annually." No more published?., Includes index.
Experienced English housekeeper, The
Experienced English housekeeper, The
by Elizabeth Raffald.
Food
Food
By Arthur Hill Hassall. Illustrated by upwards of 200 wood engravings., Also available online.
Food
Food
By A. H. Church.
History of inventions, discoveries, and origins, vol. 1, A
History of inventions, discoveries, and origins, vol. 1, A
By John Beckmann ... Tr. from the German, by William Johnston., German ed. published 1783-1805 with title: Beyträge zur geschichte der erfindungen.
History of inventions, discoveries, and origins, vol. 2, A
History of inventions, discoveries, and origins, vol. 2, A
By John Beckmann ... Tr. from the German, by William Johnston., German ed. published 1783-1805 with title: Beyträge zur geschichte der erfindungen.

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