Vintage World Famous Chefs' Cook Book Rare Old Recipes~ Homemaker~Naylor

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  • Sold Date: Mar 25, 2015
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World Famous Chefs

World Famous Chefs Cook Book : Rare Old Recipes : Arranged for the Homemaker : 1940 [cookbook / recipe collection, fresh ideas, traditional fare, cooking instructions & techniques explained]

Naylor, Ford / Compiled ; Arranged and Edited By Irene Hume Taylor, Home Economics Lecturer, Writer and Consultant

A really nice cooking reference and recipe collection. Hotel and culinary history from pre-WWII world.

Ford Naylor and Associates, Inc., Chicago., 1939 1940. Hardcover (no dust jacket). Book Condition: fair �

Here is an amazingly comprehensive cookbook, with so many distinguished recipes of yesteryear. Naratives throughout the book describe both the fare and the character of 22 world-reknowned hotels and chateuas. A typical sampling is the Atlanta Biltmore, with a black and white photograph of the hotel on one page, a portrayal of the hotel on another and a 31-page section of the hotel's complete menu, with ingredients and total preparation for each item. There are some wonderful tips in rear of book, such as proper dress for waitress' and the use of finger bowls (tepid water, with a sprinkling of flower petals). Time and temperature charts, and much other useful information in rear of book. There are full-page black and white photographs (in one instance an artist'
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