AGA COOKER DIVISION. The Aga Recipe Book for 2 Oven Cookers [titled thus on upper board].

[Sunbury-on-Thames: Allied Ironfounders Limited. Aga Cooker Division], [c. 1956].

8vo (216 x 138mm), pp. 229, [1 (blank)]; colour frontispiece ‘The Christmas Turkey’ after A.R. Thompson, numerous black and white line drawings on section titles and as head- and tailpieces; original boards, upper board blocked in gilt, original pictorial dustwrapper; extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, dustwrapper with marginal tears, minor foxing on dustwrapper and boards; provenance: Christopher Hogwood.


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A cookbook probably issued with Agas purchased in c. 1956. Its sections cover sauces, soups and stock, fish, meat, meat dishes, meat and pastry dishes, poultry and game, vegetables, sweets, pastry, savouries and supper dishes; bread, scones and yeast cakes; biscuits, small cakes and pastries, large cakes, cake fillings and icings, fruit bottling, preserves, and miscellaneous foods and drinks. The work concludes with a glossary of culinary terms and an index.

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