Calf"s head, pickled pig"s feet and England"s "first ever" curry recipe… just some of the dishes found in 200-year-old…


Calf"s head, pickled pig"s feet and England"s "first ever" curry recipe… just some of the dishes found in 200-year-old…

Calf”s head, pickled pig”s feet and England”s “first ever” curry recipe… just some of the dishes found in 200-year-old cookbook

4:24 PM on 12th August 2011

Enlarge The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy was first published in 1747 and features hundreds of recipes

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy was first published in 1747 and features hundreds of recipes

In the introduction, Hannah Glasse describes her simple and accessible style and says the book is intended as an instruction manual for servants

In the introduction, Hannah Glasse describes her simple and accessible style and says the book is intended as an instruction manual for servants

Sylvia Sibley stumbled across the cookery book as she cleared out some of her late mother

Sylvia Sibley stumbled across the cookery book as she cleared out some of her late mother”s possessions at her home in Plymouth, Devon