Our bookshelf

We are very proud and excited to add our own text to our bookshelf, Eat your history, stories and recipes from Australian kitchens, written by ‘The Cook’ Jacqui Newling with contributions by ‘The Curator’ Scott Hill, published by Sydney Living Museums and NewSouth Publishing, Sydney 2015.

Period sources:

ABBOTT, Edward. The English and Australian cookery book for the many and the upper ten thousand. 1864. (The first known published cook book published by an Australian author. Now available in facsimile through TasFoodBooks.

ACTON, Eliza. Modern Cookery for Private Families. Southover Press, 2002 (first published in 1845) Reprint of the extended edition of 1855 as edited by Eliza Acton.

BEETON, Isabella. Beeton’s Book of Household Management. 1861 www.mrsbeeton.com (1861 text only); facsimile edition 2000.

BEETON, Isabella. Beeton’s Book of Household Management (first published 1861): subsequent editions (various) Sydney Living Museums collections.

CASSELL’S Dictionary of cookery 1894 and various other editions e.g.  https://archive.org/stream/cassellsdictiona00cass#page/n3/mode/2up

CLUTTERBUCK, Lady Maria. What shall we have for dinner? by Elizabeth Dickens, transcribed in Dinner for Dickens (Rossi-Wilcox, see below)

EATON, Mary. Eaton, Mary. The cook and housekeeper’s complete and universal dictionary; including a system of modern cookery, in all its various branches, adapted to the use of private families: also a variety of original and valuable information, relative to baking, brewing, carving … and every other subject connected with domestic economy. England, 1823

FRANCATELLI, Elme Charles. A Plain cookery book for the working classes (1852). Tempus Publishing 2007

GLASSE, Hannah. Art of cookery made plain and easy. 1747 and subsequent C18th editions accessed via Gale Eighteenth-century online (through State Library NSW).

GLASSE, Hannah. Art of cookery made plain and easy. Applewood Books 1998 (facsimile US edition 1805).

MACLURCAN, Hannah. Mrs Maclurcan’s cookery book 1905

MUNDY Godfrey Charles. Our Antipodes (1852)

MUSKETT, Phillip. Art of living in Australia (1895)

RAFFALD, Elizabeth. The Experienced English Housekeeper. Southover Press, 1997 (First published 1769). Elizabeth Raffald (Author), Roy Shipperbottom (Author)

RAWSON, Mrs Lance. The Australian Enquiry Book of Household Information. Pater & Knapton, 1894.

RAWSON, Mrs Lance. The Antipodean cookery book and kitchen companion. (First published 1895; facsimile edition 1992).

RUNDELL, Maria. A New System of Domestic Cookery. (First published 1806; Facsimilie 1816) Persephone books, London.

MRS E[nderby] [A letter of] Advice to a young lady in the colonies (1812). Barca, ed 1979.

WENTWORTH, William Charles. Statistical Historical, and Political Description of the colony of NSW. (1819).

MANUCSRIPT cookbook. Author unknown. Bath/Somerset UK 1832-1835. Caroline Simpson Library 2011.

Contemporary books:

Broadbent, J.  & Steven, M. India , China, Australia: Trade and society 1788 – 1850. Historic Houses Trust of NSW, Sydney, 2003

Bonyhady, Tim. The colonial earth. Melbourne University press, 1998.

Peggy Hickman, Jane Austen, Martha Lloyd. A Jane Austen Household Book, with Martha Lloyd’s Recipes. David & Charles Publishers, 1978.

Black, M. & le Faye, D.. The Jane Austen Cookbook. McClelland and Stewart,  2002.

Colquhoun, Kate. Taste: the story of Britain through its cooking. Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Blacker, Mary Rose . Flora Domestica: a history of flower arranging 1500 – 1930. National Trust Enterprises,  London, 2000

Gammage, Bill. The greatest estate on earth: how Aborigines made Australia. Allen and Unwin, 2011.

Glanville & Young (eds.). Elegant eating: four hundred years of dining in style. V&A publications, London, 2002

Grigson, Jane. Jane Grigson’s fruit book. Bison Books 2007

Home economics institute of Australia. The Commonsense cookery book. Various editions and publishers from 1914; 2014 edition Harper Collins Australia.

Karskens, Grace. The Colony. Allen and Unwin, 2009.

Lauden, Rachel. Cuisine and empire. University of California Press, 2014.

Newling, Jacqui. Eat your history, stories and recipes from Australian kitchens. Sydney Living Museums and NewSouth Publishing, Sydney 2015.

Newton, John. The oldest foods on earth: a history of native Australian foods with recipes. NewSouth Publishing, 2016.

O’Brien, Charmaine. The colonial kitchen: Australia 1788 – 1901. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.

Pascoe, Bruce. Dark Emu: black seeds, accident or agriculture?. Magabala Books, 2014

Rossi-Wilcox, Susan M. Dinner for Dickens: the culinary history of Mrs Charles Dickens’s menu books. Prospect Books, 2005

Santich, Barbara. Looking for flavour. Wakefield Press 1996.

Santich, Barbara. Bold Palates: Australia’s Gastronomic Heritage. Wakefield Press, 2012

Stacey, R.  & Timms, P. House: imagining the past through the collections of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Historic Houses Trust, Sydney 2011

Wilson, C. Anne. Food and drink in Britain. Constable, London. 1973.