Beeton, Isabella Mary Mayson, 1836-1865. (part col.) 24 cm. The nation which knows how to dine has learnt the leading lesson of progress. The text then swiftly passes to a description of simple measures like a table-spoonful, and the duties of servants. The rank which a people occupy in the grand scale may be measured by their way of taking their meals, as well as by their way of treating their women. London, New York: Ward, Lock, Bowden, 1893. It was a huge success, and has remained in print ever since. All text is © British Library and is available under Creative Commons Attribution Licence except where otherwise stated. London, Melbourne, New York: Ward, Lock, 1925. [15], The book begins with general chapters on the duties of the "mistress", the housekeeper, and the cook. It had currants in it. The "variety" included Eliza Acton's Modern Cookery for Private Families[32] and her The English Bread–Book,[c] Elizabeth Raffald's The Experienced English Housekeeper, Marie-Antoine Carême's Le Pâtissier royal parisien,[34] Louis Eustache Ude's The French Cook,[d] Alexis Soyer's The Modern Housewife or, Ménagère and The Pantropheon, Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, Maria Eliza Rundell's A New System of Domestic Cookery, and the works of Charles Elmé Francatelli. This highly structured presentation was the book's main innovation. Mrs Beeton has been compared on the strength of the book with modern "domestic goddesses"[2] like Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith. Penned by Samuel Orchart Beeton – husband of the renowned cookery writer Isabella – it offers a view of ideal feminine conduct at once strikingly familiar and charmingly antiquated. Aug 13, 2015 - Free and open access to the searchable full text of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management - www.mrsbeeton.com. THE ETIQUETTE OF THE DINNER-PARTY TABLE being disposed of, let us now enter slightly into that of an evening party or ball. Previously published in parts, it initially and briefly bore the title Beeton's Book of Household Management, as one of the series of guide-books published by her husband, Samuel Beeton. London, Ward Lock [c1960] 1344 p. illus. These include photographs, such as of the housekeeper standing with hands behind her back in her kitchen (pictured), facing the first page of Chapter 2, "The Housekeeper". She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice and trains up the other to virtue[24][25], The book thus advocates early rising, cleanliness, frugality, good temper, and the wisdom of interviewing servants rather than relying on written references. Facsimile edition, London, New York: S. O. Beeton, 1977. Finally, a "Note" gives any required advice, as "When stronger stock is desired, double the quantity of veal, or put in an old fowl." Ms. Hughes, the author of "George Eliot: The Last Victorian" and "The Victorian Governess," treats Mrs. Beeton's work as a window onto the world of mid-19th-century England. The book expanded steadily in length, until by 1907 it reached 74 chapters and over 2000 pages. Nearly two million copies were sold by 1868, and as of 2016[update] it remained in print. [5] The children learning their table etiquette … She recalled: Different people gave their recipes for the book. [40] Hughes recounts that Beeton's "first recipe for Victoria sponge was so inept that she left out the eggs" and that her work was "brazenly copied ... almost word for word, from books as far back as the Restoration". Ude is however acknowledged in chapters 6, 17, 21, 23 and 27. etc.—also Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda: with a History of the Origin, Properties, and Uses of all Things Connected with Home Life and Comfort. Her syndicated columns on topics such as cookery, managing a household budget, etiquette, and other aspects of daily life for middle-class Victorian women became The Book of Household Management. Mrs Beeton: the godmother of British cookery… and the original Martha Stewart! Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management (BOHM) As a guide to running a Victorian household, The Book of Household Management (BOHM) quickly became the most famous English book on domestic management, selling 60,000 copies its year of publication and almost 2 million by 1868. [49], In 2012 the food economist for the British television period drama Downton Abbey described Beeton's book as an "important guide" for the food served in the series. TO MAKE CHOCOLATE. [1][47], Mrs Beeton has been described as "the grandmother of modern domestic goddesses", like Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith, who saw, as Beeton did, the need to provide reassuring advice on culinary matters for the British middle classes. Facsimile edition, London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. [40] The influential 20th-century food writer Elizabeth David dismissed her as "a plagiarist"[41] and later wrote: "I wonder if I would have ever learned to cook at all if I had been given a routine Mrs Beeton to learn from". Bibliography of Selected Etiquette Sources. Like many other British people of her social class and generation, Mrs Beeton adopted a distaste for unfamiliar foods, saying that mangoes tasted like turpentine, lobsters were indigestible, garlic was offensive, potatoes were "suspicious; a great many are narcotic, and many are deleterious", cheese could only be consumed by sedentary people, and tomatoes were either good or bad for a range of reasons. The personal significance of a "Mrs Beeton" found expression in one of Arthur Conan Doyle's novels of 1899, where a character declares: "Mrs Beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world, therefore Mr. Beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man".[1]. It contained tips on fashion, childcare, animal husbandry, poisons, and the management of domestics. "[31] The recipes were largely copied from the most successful cookery books of the day, the copying in some cases acknowledged in the text. ... 40. Even with the emphasis on food, some of her cooking advice is so odd as to suggest that she had little experience preparing meals. Therefore my advice would be compile a book from receipts from a Variety of the Best Books published on Cookery and Heaven knows there is a great variety for you to choose from. Due to the financial climate at the time in wake of the Great Recession, the Society selected Beeton's toast sandwich, a dish that Beeton included to cater to the less well-off. The effort has kept the Beeton name in the public eye for over 125 years, although current editions are far removed from those published in Mrs. Beeton's lifetime. The original work, Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, was published in 1861 and was a huge seller. [9], A chapter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus (1899) is entitled, "Concerning Mrs. Beeton"; a character declares: "Mrs Beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world, therefore Mr. Beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man". Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management an Illustrated Facsimile of the First Edition by Mrs. Isabella Beeton and a great selection of related books, art … Victorian London - Publications - Etiquette and Advice Manuals - Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Isabella Beeton, 1861 - Preface - Chapter 1 - The Mistress [... back to menu for this book… [T]hese are so prepared, improved, and dressed by skill and ingenuity, that they are the means of immeasurably extending the boundaries of human enjoyments. The account of how to make soup consists of a single essay, divided into general advice and numbered steps for making any kind of (meat-based) soup. 1807. [New ed.] 1st edition in 24 monthly parts, S. O. Beeton, 1859–1861. BEETON, ISABELLA. The recipes were highly structured, in contrast to those in earlier cookbooks. Clearly, Beeton had hit upon a … CHAPTER XXXVII. London: Longman.]". [46] The Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science observed that "it was probably found in more homes than any other cookery book, and [was probably] the most often consulted, in the years 1875 to 1914". Entirely new edition, London: Ward, Lock, 1880. [3] Mrs. Beeton claims that: I have attempted to give, under the chapters devoted to cookery, an intelligible arrangement to every recipe, a list of the ingredients, a plain statement of the mode of preparing each dish, and a careful estimate of its cost, the number of people for whom it is sufficient, and the time when it is seasonable[3], She explains that she was thus attempting to make the basics of cookery "intelligible" to any "housewife". [10][11] The early editions included an obituary notice for Beeton, but the publishers insisted it be removed "allowing readers to imagine – perhaps even as late as 1915 – that some mob-capped matriarch was out there still keeping an eye on them". Written by what one might now describe as a Victorian Martha Stewart, the book offers advice on fashion, child-care, animal husbandry, poisons, and the management of servants. Between 1875 and 1914 it was probably the most often-consulted cookery book. A separate section gives the overall preparation time, and the average cost as, for example, "9d. Mrs. Beeton's cookery and household management. Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management (BOHM) As a guide to running a Victorian household, The Book of Household Management (BOHM) quickly became the most famous English book on domestic management, selling 60,000 copies its year of publication and almost 2 million by 1868. 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Mrs Beeton reigned supreme among the writers of domestic manuals in the Victorian era. *", "The language of cooking: from 'Forme of Cury' to 'Pukka Tucker, "RSC press release: Mrs Beeton's toast sandwich", A Collection of above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery, Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mrs_Beeton%27s_Book_of_Household_Management&oldid=985645859, Books involved in plagiarism controversies, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2016, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [2], The author, Isabella Beeton, was 21 years old when she started working on the book. By Eliza Acton. Mrs Beeton's rules on dinner table etiquette in Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, 1859, [21] Chapters 69 to 73 describe "household recipes" and medical preparations. [26], The whole of the rest of the book is taken up with instructions for cooking, with an introduction in each chapter to the type of food it describes. Although the Book of Household Management is largely remembered as Beeton's legacy it was primarily these cheaper "part-issues, spin-offs, and extracts" which most influenced English cooking habits (Beetham, p. 395). Dining, Politeness, Etiquette and a Touch of Ignorance from Mrs. Beeton "Dining is the privilege of civilization. Mrs Beeton (1836 – 1865) Isabella Mayson was born on March 14, 1836, in London and died on February 6, 1865, aged 28. That for Baroness pudding (a suet pudding with a plethora of raisins) was given by the Baroness de Tessier, who lived at Epsom. [2], The food writer and chef Gerard Baker tested and revised 220 of Beeton's recipes, and published the result as Mrs. Beeton: How To Cook (2011). Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management is not however just a cookery book. There follow chapters on the kitchen itself, "marketing" (choosing good-quality produce at the market), and an introduction to cookery (Chapter 6). This page provides the reader with a detailed account of dinner-table etiquette. ", "Mrs Beeton and the art of household management", "Mrs Beeton couldn't cook but she could copy, reveals historian", "Ladies of the Pen and the Cookpot: Isabella Beeton (Part I) – Cynthia D. Bertelsen's Gherkins & Tomatoes", "The Queensland Cookery and Poultry Book. 30 chromolithograph plates, numerous black and white full page illustrations, viii + 2056 pages + 12 sheets of advertisements at back and 2 at front, 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches, cloth-covered boards with decorative embossed spine. When she returned from Germany, and while visiting family and … [9], In 1866, a year after Isabella's death, Samuel was in debt due to the collapse of Overend and Gurney, a London discount house to which he owed money. [24], Cookery is introduced with words about "the progress of mankind from barbarism to civilization", with a mention of man "in his primitive state, [living] upon roots and the fruits of the earth", rising to become in turn "a hunter and a fisher"; then a "herdsman" and finally "the comfortable condition of a farmer." [13], The following description refers to the 1907 edition; the book was greatly extended in the decades since Mrs. Beeton's death (in 1865) to 74 chapters and over 2000 pages;[14] the first edition had 44 chapters. The first of these, on soups, begins "Lean, juicy beef, mutton, and veal, form the basis of all good soups; therefore it is advisable to procure those pieces which afford the richest succulence, and such as are fresh-killed." An idea of the amount of detail may be gained from the fact that there are 11 illustrations of types of fish (one pictured), such as "steamed sole" and "soused mackerel", and another of "fish entrées". The Tomato is a wholesome fruit, and digests easily. [2] On 1 October 1861, the instalments were collected into one volume with the title The Book of Household Management, comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Upper and Under House-Maids, Lady's-Maid, Maid-of-all-Work, Laundry-Maid, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Monthly Wet and Sick Nurses, etc. [42], The 1907 edition runs to some 30 full-page colour plates, and over 100 full-page illustrations in monochrome. Acton is acknowledged with "The following observations are extracted from a valuable work on Bread-making,† and will be found very useful to our readers ... [Footnote: †'The English Bread–Book.' Born in 1836 in Cheapside, East London, Isabella Beeton is remembered to this day as one of the most influential cookery writers of all time.Her seminal book Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Manageme… per quart". Although Mrs Beeton died in 1865, the book continued to be a best-seller. London. Many of the recipes were copied from the most successful cookery books of the day, including Eliza Acton's Modern Cookery for Private Families (first published in 1845), Elizabeth Raffald's The Experienced English Housekeeper (originally published in 1769), Marie-Antoine Carême's Le Pâtissier royal parisien (1815), Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1747), Maria Eliza Rundell's A New System of Domestic Cookery (1806), and the works of Charles Elmé Francatelli (1805–1876). [17] Chapter 39 describes the "art of carving at table", supported by 11 illustrations. ... BY MRS. ISABELLA BEETON. This page was last edited on 27 October 2020, at 03:04. The actual instructions are headed "Mode", as "Cut up the veal, and put it with the bones and trimmings of poultry". [4], Previously published as a part-work, it was first published as a book in 1861 by S. O. Beeton Publishing, 161 Bouverie Street, London, a firm founded by Samuel Beeton. Mrs Beeton’s legacy . The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton. I thought it very good. The 150th anniversary of Mrs Beeton's book Household Management this autumn draws attention to this weird and wonderful world of manners. Discovering Literature brings to life the social, political and cultural context in which key works of literature were written. By 1906 the book had 2,056 pages, "exclusive of advertising", with 3,931 recipes and was "half as large again" as the previous edition. [38] The New York Times said, "Isabella [Beeton] plagiarised only the best". [12], Revisions to Household Management by its publisher have continued to the present day. [35][36][37], In modern times Mrs Beeton's practice has been criticised as plagiarism; Beeton's modern biographer Kathryn Hughes talks of her "lifting" and "brazenly copying" recipes from others, and says that this was "the way that cookery books had been put together from time immemorial ...". Beeton's Book of Household Management: The 1861 Classic with Advice on Cooking, Cleaning, Childrearing Se ha producido un problema al guardar tus preferencias de cookies. [20] Chapters 60 to 68 provide guidance on matters from trussing poultry to the definitions of culinary terms, arranging meals, decorating the table, making menus and the duties of domestic servants. To save himself from bankruptcy he sold the copyright to all of his publications for a little over £19,000. [2], I must frankly own, that if I had known, beforehand, that this book would have cost me the labour which it has, I should never have been courageous enough to commence it. It was regularly updated by Sam and, later, by other journalists. As well as recipes the book contained advice regarding household management, childcare, etiquette, entertaining and the employment of servants. In the introduction to the facsimile edition, Kathryn Hughes writes that the book sold "60,000 copies in its first year, and 2 million by 1868." This practice of Mrs Beeton's has in modern times repeatedly been described as plagiarism. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement. London, Melbourne, Sydney: Ward, Lock, 1924. Primary Sources. London, New York, Melbourne: Ward, Lock, 1910. The conflicting opinions on the tomato occurring on the same page have been noted as seemingly careless editing. [6][7] In 2010 a copy of the first edition of Household Management in "top condition" was stated to be worth more than £1,000. Why not take a few moments to tell us what you think of our website? [29], Unlike earlier cookbook authors, such as Hannah Glasse, the book offered an "emphasis on thrift and economy". An almost forgotten classic though a founding text of Victorian middle-class identity, Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management is a volume of insight and common sense. This is appropriate given the original Mrs Beeton, also a newly-wed, spoke with authority on subjects upon which she knew little. Facsimile edition, London: Jonathan Cape, 1974. [43], One full-page colour plate (pictured) illustrated a range of puddings, showing jelly, raspberry cream, a centre dish piled high with fruits, a trifle, and an ornamental flowerpot containing a strawberry plant. A Complete Cookery Book with Sections on Household Work, Servants' Duties, Labour-Saving, Laundry Work, Etiquette, Marketing, Carving and Trussing, The Art of ''Using-Up'', Table Decoration, The Home Doctor, The Nursery, The Home Lawyer, etc.. However, in the years after her death her Book of Household Management became increasingly popular. Expanding over 1112 pages, ‘Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management’ not just provided tips, advice and guidelines on running a Victorian household but contained a cookery section that provided some easy-to-follow recipes, their ingredients, prices, weights and their cooking times. [16] Together, these take up over 100 pages. [8] In 1863 a revised edition was issued. Beeton’s Book of Household Management’ and it was used as a guide for new wives who were needing advice to run a Victorian household. Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management is not however just a cookery book. Facsimile edition, London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. London, New York, Melbourne: Ward, Lock, 1898. ... Ball or Evening Party Etiquette.—The etiquette of the dinner-party table being disposed of, let us now enter into that of an evening party or ball. "[44][45], The Oxford English Dictionary recognised that, by the 1890s, Beeton's name "was adopted as a term for an authority on all things domestic and culinary". London and New York: Ward, Lock, Bowden, 1896. Isabella Beeton died in 1865 at the age of just 28 from a bacterial infection she had developed shortly after giving birth to her second surviving child. Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management. Discovering Literature has been supported since its inception by Dr Naim Dangoor CBE, Dangoor Education. ... it has been found to contain a particular acid, a volatile oil, a brown, very fragrant extracto-resinous matter, a vegeto-mineral matter, muco-saccharine, some salts, and, in all probability, an alkaloid. No recipe went into the book without a successful trial, and the home at Pinner was the scene of many experiments and some failures. This may surprise some people who envisage a matronly Fanny Craddock figure dispensing advice about home cooking and etiquette at table. First edition of the first of Beeton's "cookery" books; the affordable spin-offs from her Book of Household Management (1861). [10] Of that, the rights to Household Management were sold to publishers Ward, Lock and Tyler for £3,250. [2] It also discarded the style of previous writers who employed "daunting paragraph[s] of text with ingredients and method jumbled up together" for what is a recognisably modern "user-friendly formula listing ingredients, method, timings and even the estimated cost of each recipe". [22] The final chapter, 74, offers "legal memoranda". [39] This led to the comment that "Mrs Beeton couldn't cook but she could copy". [28], Book of Household Management sections 1158–1159. [23], There is a detailed index. Isabella Beeton (1836 – 1865), author of Beeton's Book of Household Management, was born at 24 Milk Street, Cheapside, London, as Isabella Mary Mayson, one of four children of Benjamin and Elizabeth Mayson.Isabella was educated at Heidelberg, Germany, and became an accomplished pianist.. This is an enlarged photo-reproduction of the first edition of Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management. BEETON, ISABELLA. [19] Chapters 51 to 59 describe cooking in various international styles including French, German, Spanish, Jewish, Australian, South African, Indian, American and Canadian cookery. [50], The book has appeared in many editions, including:[51]. The book was an immediate best-seller, selling 60,000 copies in its first year[6][7] and totalling nearly two million by 1868. Originally published as twenty-four newspaper columns from 1859 to 1861, Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management is many things, but it is first and foremost a guide to managing a household during the nineteenth century.‘As with the commander of an army, or the leader of any enterprise, so is it with the mistress of a house!’ New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1969. Nice to be in paperback too. Guidance is also given on cleaning, laundry, home maintainance, health, first aid, social custom, etiquette, money management and the law - up-to-date information on every aspect of modern housekeeping. Victorian London - Publications - Etiquette and Advice Manuals - Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Isabella Beeton, 1861 - Recipes - Chapter 37 - Beverages [... back to menu for this book] RECIPES. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways.[3]. Title page: the first edition did not use the "Mrs" of later editions. "d" means a penny, 1/240 of a pound sterling. Ward, Lock & Co., 1909. [29], Despite professing to be a guide of reliable information about every aspect of running a house for the aspirant middle classes, the original edition devotes 23 pages to household management, then discusses cooking for almost all of the other 900. About Beeton's Book of Household Management The first edition of The Book of Household Management appeared in 1861 when Mrs Beeton was only 25. [43], The preface of Wilhelmina Rawson's Queensland Cookery and Poultry Book (1878), published in Australia, observes that: "Mrs Lance Rawson's Cookery Book ... is written entirely for the Colonies, and for the middle classes, and for those people who cannot afford to buy a Mrs Beeton or a Warne, but who can afford the three shillings for this. Dodworth, Allen. [3], The first chapter sets the tone of the book with a quotation from the Book of Proverbs, and in early editions cites also The Vicar of Wakefield with:[24], The modest virgin, the prudent wife, and the careful matron, are much more serviceable in life than petticoated philosophers, blustering heroines, or virago queens. It is granted that "the fruits of the earth, the fowls of the air, the beasts of the field, and the fish of the sea, are still the only food of mankind", but that:[26]. London, New York: Ward, Lock, Bowden, 1894. Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management/Chapter I. The project was also generously supported by the British Library Trust and the British Library Patrons. Along with more than 1500 recipes the book includes numerous chapters on the responsibilities of the lady of a house and of all the servants. Book of household management. Beeton's half-sister, Lucy Smiles, was later asked about her memories of the book's development. The whole plant has a disagreeable odour, and its juice, subjected to the action of the fire, emits a vapour so powerful as to cause vertigo and vomiting. [a] Many recipes state in separate brief sections when a recipe is "Seasonable" and for how many persons it is "Sufficient". I remember Isabella coming out of the kitchen one day, 'This won't do at all,' she said, and gave me the cake that had turned out like a biscuit. [48], For the book's 150th anniversary in 2011 the Royal Society of Chemistry planned to feature one of Beeton's recipes. Choose Yes please to open the survey in a new browser window or tab, and then complete it when you are ready. [2] However, while Lawson and Smith "insist that cooking can be easy, fun and uncomplicated", Beeton "acknowledges the labour and skill required to cook well". Mrs. Beeton's Household Management. The first editions after her death contained an obituary notice, but later editions did not, allowing readers to imagine that every word was written by an experienced Mrs Beeton personally. [27], Each recipe is structured into a title, a list of ingredients (with quantities, either natural—as a number of eggs or vegetables, a number of slices of ham—or measured in Imperial units—ounces of salt, quarts of water. [18] Chapters 40 to 50 (some 200 pages) give instructions for dairy products, vegetarian and invalid (sick person) cookery, making bread, biscuits and cakes, and beverages. It was initially serialised in 24 monthly instalments, in her husband Samuel Orchart Beeton's publication The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine; the first instalment appeared in 1859. Enjoy digitised treasures from our collection, newly commissioned articles, short documentary films and teachers’ notes. Guidance is also given on cleaning, laundry, home maintainance, health, first aid, social custom, etiquette, money management and the law - up-to-date information on every aspect of modern housekeeping. ; carving and trussing, the art of "using-up", table decoration, the home doctor, the n / Beeton, Mrs (1 copy separate) Six hundred and twentieth thousand. The preface sets out the book's goal of providing "men" with such well-cooked food at home that it may compete with what they could eat "at their clubs, well-ordered taverns, and dining-houses". New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1977. It was illustrated with many monochrome and colour plates. The book best known as Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, also published as Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book, is an extensive guide to running a household in Victorian Britain, edited by Isabella Beeton and first published as a book in 1861. [2][30], In a critical letter, Mrs Beeton's sister Mrs Henrietta Mary Pourtois English advised her that "Cookery is a Science that is only learnt by Long Experience[b] and years of study which of course you have not had. Explore key works of 20th-century literature, Explore literary treasures from the Romantic and Victorian periods, Explore key works of Restoration and 18th-century literature, Explore Shakespeare and Renaissance writers in context, Explore literary treasures from the medieval period. Mrs. Beeton's household management : a complete cookery book, with sections on household work, servants' duties, labour-saving, laundry work, etiquette, marketing, etc. Entirely new edition, London and New York: Ward, Lock, 1886. This is followed in early editions by a separate chapter of recipes for soups of different kinds. 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