A household name for over 130 years, Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management has remained through its many editions an unrivalled, home reference and essential kitchen companion for every cook. The most comprehensive cookery book of its type, with over 2000 recipes tried and tested for the modern cook, this new edition preserves all the qualities of Mrs Beeton's original work yet brings it thoroughly up to date. Essential information is given on selection of ingredients together with sound advice on diet and menu planning. All basic methods and techniques are clearly described with the aid of step-by-step illustrations, and Mrs Beeton's invaluable hints and tips throughout will ensure success every time. Beautifully presented, with superb colour photographs of finished dishes, the wealth of recipes will provide ideas for all occasions. Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management is not however just a cookery book. Guidance is also given on cleaning, laundry, home maintenance, health, first aid, social custom, etiquette, money management and the law - up-to-date information on every aspect of modern housekeeping.