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Fifty Breakfasts: A Splendid Victorian Collection of Over 130 Classic Breakfast Recipes
Col. Arthur Kenney-Herbert ("Wyvern")

Colonel Arthur Kenney-Herbert (1840-1916) is best known for his masterful book Culinary Jottings for Madras, published in 1878 while he was an officer in the Madras Cavalry, and based on a series of scholarly cooking articles written for the Madras Athenaeum and Daily News.

Following his retirement in 1892 he returned to London and founded the School of the Common-Sense Cookery Association, teaching the art of cooking and giving celebrated public lectures and cookery demonstrations on topics ranging from curry to vegetarianism.

As one might expect, an Indian influence is evident throughout his breakfast recipes—Mushroom Curry and Rice, for example, or his simple but utterly authentic recipe for Appams (“Apums”), the little pancakes made from coconut milk and rice flour that are such a feature of South Indian breakfasts. But you will find that his recipes cover every possible glorious permutation of every imaginable breakfast delicacy—from Fried Eggs and Bacon, Calves’ Liver and Crumpets to Grilled Partridge.

While some of his other books have been republished in the recent past, Jeppestown Press is delighted to offer the first reprint of Colonel Kenney-Herbert’s Fifty Breakfasts for almost a century. You'll never settle for cereal again!

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  • Fifty Breakfasts: A Splendid Victorian Collection of Over 130 Classic Breakfast Recipes, by Colonel Arthur Kenney-Herbert
  • First published by Edward Arnold, London, 1894
  • 166 pages
  • 8" by 5" (203mm x 127mm)
  • Full colour softback perfect-bound cover
  • Publication date: 11 November 2011
  • ISBN-10: 095708370X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0957083707
  • Cover price 13.95 (13.95 pounds sterling)
  • Published by Jeppestown Press, London, United Kingdom

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