Isabella Beeton - Mrs Beeton's Fish & Seafood - Orion Publishing Group
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    • Publication date:08 Nov 2012
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Mrs Beeton's Fish & Seafood

By Isabella Beeton

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The complete guide to cooking fish and seafood by our most famous cook - fully updated for the 21st-century kitchen.

Mrs Beeton knew that a fish recipe was the staple to hearty family cooking. With a focus on seasonality and local produce, Mrs Beeton created the best mouth-watering fish and shellfish dishes for the British kitchen. From fish pie, smoked haddock, soused mackerel and potted shrimp, this cook book will give you the know-how to prepare and cook fresh and delicious recipes for all of the family, all year round.



All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original Book of Household Management and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini-book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.

Biographical Notes

Isabella Mary Beeton was born in London in 1836 and grew up in a household of 21 children. Her style, imparting information as clearly as possible, was hugely influential and the enduring popularity of MRS BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT is a testament to the quality of her advice.



Gerard Baker is a chef, food writer, broadcaster and historian. He has written extensively for THE TIMES, THE KITCHEN GARDEN and BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE, and has been a specialist food contributor for BBC's national news networks and programmes for over 12 years. He has made numerous television appearances, most notably on the judging panel on Rosemary Schrager's SCHOOLS FOR COOKS and as the food historian to the Hairy Bikers on the MUMS KNOW BEST tour.

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  • ISBN: 9780297866862
  • Publication date: 08 Nov 2012
  • Page count: 96
They're slim, informative and ideal for those 'Bugger, how do I joint a chicken?' moments. — EMERALD STREET
Household management made easy — THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
A set of six lovingly crafted, bite-sized books based on recipes from the original domestic goddess — THE MAIL ON SUNDAY YOU MAGAZINE
These abbreviated updates - cleverly divided for our ease and with forewords by modern foodie stars - contain 220 original recipes, with helpful asides by co-author Gerard Baker on modern means of sourcing and preparing ingredients. — THE INDEPENDENT
The inimitable Mrs Beeton's wisdom is here collected in six books - covering everything from 'Cakes and Bakes' to 'Chicken, Other Birds and Game' - each with forewords by today's most celebrated chefs, from Mark Hix to Thomasina Miers, all extolling the great woman's genius and paying homage to this country's first celebrity chef. — ABSOLUTELY CHELSEA/ ABSOLUTELY FULHAM
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Mrs Beeton's Chicken Other Birds and Game

Isabella Beeton

Poultry is a big part of our daily diets - but how adventurous are we with our cooking? Mrs Beeton brings together those dishes we love to cook for hearty family suppers - chicken pie and roast turkey, as well as other delicious suggestions that can be cooked all year round. From game terrine, pot-roast pheasant and rabbit curry, this gorgeous collection of recipes will inspire you to create timeless dishes with Britain's most popular meat. All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original Book of Household Management and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini-book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.

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Mrs Beeton's Classic Meat Dishes

Isabella Beeton
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Mrs Beeton's Cakes & Bakes

Isabella Beeton

As a nation, there is no denying that we have a sweet tooth - and classic recipes such as Eccles Cakes, Victoria Sandwich Cake, scones and shortbread, have stood the test of time. MRS BEETON'S CAKES AND BAKES is a gorgeous and practical recipe book for the home cook, packed with delicious desserts and sweet treat ideas for any occasion.All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.

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Mrs Beeton's Soups & Sides

Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton knew that the essence of good cooking was to capture, and compliment, the main ingredient in a meal with sumptuous side dishes. In this delicious cook book, Mrs Beeton's recipes will show you how to combine the best produce and ingredients to create a meal full on flavour and packed with locally sourced produce. From a delicate and light chestnut and celeriac soup, wintry cauliflower parmesan and a confit of parsnips, this gorgeous collection of recipes will provide you with the inspiration to cook for your friends and family. All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original Book of Household Management and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini-book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.

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Mrs Beeton's Puddings

Isabella Beeton

From the lightest lemon posset to a luscious trifle and an aromatic chocolate souffle, puddings and desserts are a delicious way to end a meal. In Britain, we are home to some of the best local produce - from succulent summer berries, autumn pears and winter rhubarb - and Mrs Beeton has ensured that the ingredients on our doorsteps have been used to create a perfect treat for any occasion, all year round. All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original Book of Household Management and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini-book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.

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Mrs Beeton How to Cook

Isabella Beeton
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The Hairy Dieters

Hairy Bikers

Isabella Beeton

Isabella Mary Beeton was born in London is 1836, where she grew up in a household of twenty-one children. It took Isabella four years to compile her masterwork, publishing Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management in 1861. It contains an enormous amount of information to help people live, in Isabella Beeton's own words, 'economically, tastefully and well'. Her style, imparting information as clearly and simply as possible, was hugely influential. The book sold 60,000 copies in its first year, but Isabella Beeton died four years later, in 1865, aged just twenty-eight. The enduring popularity of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management is testament to the quality of her advice.

Recipe

Haddock & Spinach Pots

From The Hairy Bikers' PERFECT PIES Smoked haddock and spinach are a marriage made in heaven. These are perfect for a light lunch or you could make smaller ones to serve as a starter. And if you want to be really fancy, how about tiny ones as canapés – how flash is that?

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The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers
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The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life

Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers
Recipe

Love in a Transit

From The Hairy Bikers' 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS Love in a Transit, or if you insist - coq au vin! Ask your butcher to joint your chicken if you don't want to do it yourself, or buy chicken thighs, legs or part-boned breasts. Coq au vin doesn't normally contain tomatoes, but we think our version is the better for them, as they simmer down to make a rich, tasty sauce. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and green beans, garnished with freshly chopped parsley.

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The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain

Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers

With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food, Si King and Dave Myers AKA the Hairy Bikers travel the length and breadth of Britain to discover our finest traditional foods.Touring the counties of Britain on their trusty triumphs, Si and Dave celebrate local recipes and chefs from the villages and towns they explore. Creating delicious meals from local produce they inspire with their bubbling enthusiasm. Find out where the best sausages are made, why Ludlow has become the foody Mecca of the Shires and discover the century-old recipe for gingerbread with a hint of rum and port.Si and Dave are self-confessed life-long foodies. They celebrate each ingredient and create delicious dishes while providing some laughs along the way. THE HAIRY BIKERS' FOOD TOUR OF BRITAIN puts the passion back into cooking and inspires readers to eat the best of British.

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The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

Valerie Martin

A mystery unsolved to this dayA mystic who confounds the cynicsA writer looking for the story that will make his name A ghost ship appears in the mist. To the struggling author Arthur Conan Doyle, it is an inspiration. To Violet Petra, the gifted American psychic, it is a cruel reminder. To the death-obsessed Victorian public, it is a fascinating distraction. And to one family, tied to the sea for generations, it is a tragedy. In salons and on rough seas, at s?ances and in the imagination of a genius, these stories converge in unexpected ways as the mystery of the ghost ship deepens. But will the sea yield its secrets, and to whom? Intricate, atmospheric, and endlessly intriguing, The Ghost of the Mary Celeste is a spellbinding exploration of love, loss and the fictions that pass as truth.

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The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers, Si King

This TV tie-in cookbook to THE HAIRY BIKERS' ASIAN ADVENTURE BBC series, airing in 2014, follows the boys' dream trip - a journey through Asia to discover the secrets of some of the world's most inspiring cuisines. The boys travelled to Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Korea, sampling and preparing every kind of food they could lay their hands on - from great home cooking to sensational street snacks. Along the way they've learned loads about their favourite food, as well as honing their Asian cooking skills, and now they've brought home the very best recipes for us all to try. Si and Dave are truly passionate about these amazing recipes. These dishes are their favourites; they are speedy, easy to make and packed with flavour. What's more, many are nice and healthy too, so won't bust the diet!So, it's time to rock your wok and join the boys on their culinary Asian adventure...

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The Hairy Bikers' Great Curries

Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers, Si King
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The Hairy Bikers' Big Book of Baking

Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers

With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food, Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers, travel the length and breadth of Europe to discover the best baking recipes from the Continent.From Norway to Southern Spain, the boys eat their way across ten countries, making friends and swapping recipes along the way. They discover the ultimate Black Forest Gateau in Germany, the most incredible pastries in Southern France and cook cakes that will tickle the tastebuds of all home bakers.This is a welcome return of the Hairy Bakers. These recipes will delight and will bring a freshness to all home baking.

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The Hairy Bikers' 12 Days of Christmas

Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers
The Hairy Bikers

Bake a pie in 30 seconds!

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In One Pot

Blanche Vaughan

In this delicious collection of one pot recipes, Blanche Vaughan transforms how we cook. It's the perfect book for those who love simple food, cooked with the least amount of fuss without sacrificing any of the flavour.Taking inspiration from the seasons, chef and food writer Blanche Vaughan has brought taste, flavour and variety to a delightful collection of one pot recipes. From quick weekday suppers to slow food for the weekend, and from celebratory party pots to mouth-watering puddings, In One Pot is perfect for those who love to cook but want easy, affordable and delicious food, made in one pot. The book will also include invaluable tips from store cupboard staples to basic techniques that are invaluable for any cook. Recipes are surprising, fresh and simple to make - ideal for those who want good food without the washing up.