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The Household Companion Eliza Smith

The Household Companion

Eliza Smith

Published May 5th 2001
ISBN : 9781840224894
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Drawing on the experience she gained while constantly employed by fashionable and noble families, Eliza Smith, writing a hundred years before Mrs Beeton, compiled a collection of more than 600 recipes which had met with the general approbation.MoreDrawing on the experience she gained while constantly employed by fashionable and noble families, Eliza Smith, writing a hundred years before Mrs Beeton, compiled a collection of more than 600 recipes which had met with the general approbation. She was also at pains to pass on, for the benefit of every accomplished gentlewoman, a multitude of cures and remedies never before made publick for every ailment from a pimpled face to the bite of a mad dog, together with a number of useful DIY tips.