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Mrs Beeton's cookbook

Mrs Beeton's cookbook

Mrs Beeton's cookbook – formally entitled Mrs Beeton's book of household management – was the most common cookbook in New Zealand homes in the 19th century. First published in London in 1861, it provided women with recipes and domestic advice. 

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How to cite this page:

David Burton, 'Cooking - Cookbooks, magazines and television shows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/38536/mrs-beetons-cookbook (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013