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Brinestain and Biscuit: Recipes and Rules for Royal Navy Cooks

By: National Archives {Great Britain}

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615094

ISBN: 1905615094

Condition: 80 pages; 5" x 6", cloth, $12.95, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***A fascimile edition of excerpts from the Royal Navy's manual of cookery (1930)***Climb aboard one of His Majesty’s ships, circa 1930, pull up the gangplank and prepare to experience galley life at sea. Enjoy the arcane practices, no-nonsense instructions and a wealth of period recipes from an era when the map was painted red and ‘empire builders’ were not just a pair of shorts. Learn how to avoid the dangers of ‘bone taint’ and ‘fly-blown meat’. Discover what to do with a ‘steam chest’ and how to work an ‘Aldershot ovenâ... View more info