Mrs. Beeton’s Pastry

Its another Mrs. Beeton's photo this week. This time an illustration on how to make Pastry.  The Caption on the picture reads: "Sieve the flour, add water and mix with the fingers; roll out and place the butter in the centre; fold the ends over, making an envelope for the butter; roll out; method of … Continue reading Mrs. Beeton’s Pastry

Mrs. Beeton’s Fish

This week's pictures are from Mrs. Beeton's All-About Cookery which was first published in 1861.  My copy of this cookbook is most likely from the 1930s, as much to my chagrin, I can't seem to find a official date.  The only clues I have are the advertisements inside as well as one written recipe that … Continue reading Mrs. Beeton’s Fish