Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Forum Spotlight Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable Books
Home > Books > Cooking/Food/Wine > food & wine
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Special Offers, New Products and Forum Updates
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Icon Description
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance Sale
Reading Group
More Books
Other books by
Margaret Powell
Margaret Powell's Cookery Book: 500 Upstairs Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Downstairs Kitchen Maid and Cook
 
 
Author
Margaret Powell.
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin  
Format paperback
ISBN 9781250038562
Pages/Publication Date 332/2013
Daedalus Item Code 49043
List Price: $16.99
Sale Price: $11.95
You Save: $5.04
Qty
          Tell a friend
Short Quantities
Description
In her hugely popular 1968 memoir Below Stairs, feisty Margaret Powell told us what it was really like to work in the great houses of England in the 1920s. "Powell was the first person outside my family to introduce me to that world," noted Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes; "I certainly owe her a great debt." In Margaret Powell's Cookery Book she gives us an eye-opening—and mouthwatering—portrait of the world inside the vast kitchens of these estates. Her collection of 500 recipes—from simple fare like Shepherd's Pie and Roast Chicken Stuffed with Herbs to sophisticated dishes like Rabbit Pilau, Compote of Snipe, Sardines à la Bombay, and Queen Mab Pudding—is a firsthand account of how the English cooked and dined in fully staffed houses like Downton Abbey. Powell also describes kitchen equipment like the black ranges that had to be shined daily, the fancy moulds that needed screen covers to keep out the flies, and the tubs of ice employed to keep food fresh, revealing just how big a job it was to keep the upstairs dining table filled.
 
You might also like:
Upstairs, Downstairs: The Complete Series—40th Anniversary Collection
Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley & others. Bill Bain, Christopher Hodson & others, ...
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 21 DVDs, boxed. UPC: 054961851195.  Daedalus Item Code: 49026
List Price: $199.99 Sale Price: $99.95 You Save: $100.04
The Ploughman's Lunch and the Miser's Feast: Authentic Pub Food, Restaurant Fare, and Home Cooking from Small Towns, Big Cities, and Country Villages Across the British Isles
Brian Yarvin.
Studio: Harvard Common Press.   Format: hardcover. ISBN: 9781558324138.  Daedalus Item Code: 49031
List Price: $24.95 Sale Price: $17.95 You Save: $7.00
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Studio: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback. ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
List Price: $14.99 Sale Price: $9.95 You Save: $5.04
1920s Britain
Janet & John Shepherd.
Studio: Shire.   Format: paperback. ISBN: 9780747807926.  Daedalus Item Code: 49030
List Price: $15.95 Sale Price: $10.95 You Save: $5.00
Servants' Hall: A Real Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance
Margaret Powell.
Studio: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback. ISBN: 9781250043450.  Daedalus Item Code: 49041
List Price: $14.99 Sale Price: $9.95 You Save: $5.04
Recipes from an Edwardian Country House: A Stately English Home Shares Its Classic Tastes
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Studio: Marble Arch Press.   Format: paperback. ISBN: 9781476730332.  Daedalus Item Code: 49065
List Price: $16.00 Sale Price: $11.95 You Save: $4.05
Everlasting Syllabub and the Art of Carving
Hannah Glasse.
Studio: Penguin.   Format: paperback. ISBN: 9780241957899.  Daedalus Item Code: 40715
List Price: $12.00 Sale Price: $2.98 You Save: $9.02
 
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Movie Group Picks
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2013 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com
3