Victorian housekeeping

Vintage Mrs Beeton's Every Day Cookery. I now have my own vintage cookbook collection! In my colors!  -Lindsay

LORRAINE RIMMER: ''The weather outside is frightful'' however, Medieval mince pies and Victorian mulled wine '' is so delightful''.let it snow, let it snow, let it snow !

Auctiva's FREE Counter. Holloway’s Ointment and Pills. A remedy for Diptheria. How to cure a cold. India Cholagogue. Poudre Metallique. How to ascertain the health of the lungs. Rules for Action, Very Short But Safe. | eBay!

ANTIQUE COOKBOOK Confectionery FARM Home BEES Jewelry SOAP Dyes METALS Medical

Auctiva's FREE Counter. Holloway’s Ointment and Pills. A remedy for Diptheria. How to cure a cold. India Cholagogue. Poudre Metallique. How to ascertain the health of the lungs. Rules for Action, Very Short But Safe. | eBay!

Photographs of servants doing the laundry

The Domestic Servant Servants doing the laundry. Image courtesy of Beamish Museum.

“Engaging servants – This important business is usually thought a pleasing excitement by one class of mistresses, who are constantly changing, and who do not know how to appreciate a good servant; or a dreadful trouble and worry by those who are idle or careless.” From ‘Beeton’s Every-day Cookery and Housekeeping Book’ by Mrs Beeton

Plate IV from 'Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book', edited by Mrs Isabella Beeton, 1888 (colour litho)

C1900 Warnes Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book - Mary Jewry - Frederick Warnes & Co London and New York - Antique Cookery Book - Victorian by Butterbeas on Etsy

Warnes Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book - Mary Jewry - Frederick Warnes & Co London and New York - Antique Cookery Book - Victorian by Butterbeas on Etsy

A 'Tweeny' servant who worked seven days a week, from 5am until 10pm, and was paid £13 a year.

The REAL story of Britain's servant class (and it wasn't exactly Downton Abbey): New BBC series reveals what it was really like downstairs

when you find your servant is your master. A 'Tweeny' servant who worked seven days a week, from until and was paid a year.

From Roman recipes to Victorian victuals, the Museum of London is hosting a series of cookery workshops exploring how our ancestors prepared their favourite dishes.

to read: From Roman recipes to Victorian victuals, the Museum of London is hosting a series of cookery workshops exploring how our ancestors prepared their favourite dishes.

The Simply Stunning Le Grand Bateau by Catchpole & Rye #Paint #Railings @farrowball  #Featured @House&Homes

Interiors: Big up the bathroom

Alcove Painting

Building a Victorian alcove cupboard (part 1

Victorian and Edwardian 125475: Govemess Dress Edwardian Lady Striped Dress Housekeeper Dress Cosplay Victorian -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $33.99 on eBay!

Victorian and Edwardian 125475: Govemess Dress Edwardian Lady Striped Dress Housekeeper Dress Cosplay Victorian -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $33.99 on eBay!

Mary Berry Very Best Chocolate Fudge Cake. As seen on Great British Bake Off using a white choc ganache as icing.

Mary Berry Very Best Chocolate Fudge Cake. As seen on Great British Bake Off using a white choc ganache as icing.

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