Illustration from Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management by Unknown

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. It had previously been published in parts. Originally titled Beeton's Book of Household Management, it was one of a series of guide-books published by her husband, Samuel Beeton. The recipes were highly structured, in contrast to earlier cookbooks. It was illustrated with many monochrome and color plates....
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"Cheese, in its commonest shape, is only fit for sedentary people as an after-dinner stimulant, and in very small quantity. Bread and cheese, as a meal, is only fit for soldiers on march or labourers in the open air, who like it because it 'holds the stomach a long time.'"
(From online version of Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management: http://www.exclassics.com/beeton/beetintr.htm)
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