Dickensian healthy eating manual offering beef tea and roast eel with lemon juice


Dickensian healthy eating manual offering beef tea and roast eel with lemon juice

Think dieting is tough now The Dickensian healthy eating manual offering beef tea and roast eel with lemon juice

12:59 PM on 22nd June 2011

Domestic Management

Slimming manual: Domestic Management; The Healthful Cookery book was written in 1810 by Arabella Plumptre and was found in Oxfam recently

Enlarge Pages of 200 year old slimming cookery book Enlarge Pages of 200 year old slimming cookery book

Helpful advice: The doctor”s daughter promised readers she would “temper instead of pamper the appetite”

Enlarge Domestic Management; Readers with constipation are advised to drink old sour milk known as

Health tips: Readers with constipation are advised to drink old sour milk known as “Boniclapper” to “powerfully open the breast and passages, right

Plumptre

Sister act: Plumptre”s sister Anna, who was also a successful author