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How to cook the Victorian way with Mrs Crocombe

Learn to cook the Victorian Way with Mrs Avis Crocombe, head cook at Audley End in the 1880s & now – as played by Kathy Hipperson – an international YouTube star. From cucumber ice cream to curried eggs, & from to brain cakes to brown bread biscuits, discover the history behind the dishes & treat yourself to a delicious taste of the past.

This book brings together Avis’s very own recipes & other Victorian favourites from the time – all specially adapted for modern cooks & modern kitchens.

Along with practical recipes & insights into the culinary world of the Victorians, you’ll find a vivid history of Avis’s life and times, & – for the first time – the full manuscript of Avis’s own handwritten recipe book.


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