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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

two mini reviews - DOWNTON and FOOD!


Doing two reviews here.

BEYOND DOWNTON ABBEY VOLUME I

I was expecting something on the Downton lines, but what I got was a concise, nicely crafted piece on great houses in Britain in the "Downton" manner. Details of its history, the present owners, website details, photographs of the houses and a potted history of each house.

For fans of manors, country houses, beautiful walks, scenery that is out if this world, this book is for you.

Needless to say I am a fan!

This book was a free download from My Love For Jane Austen FB page.


THREE MANY COOKS by Pam Anderson, Maggie Keet and Sharon Damelio

I didn't know there was a blog by this name but the book was such a joyful recital of the history of cooking in this family - I would say not just three women but the menfolk were involved and supportive as well as being good cooks in their own right.

Each chapter dealing with a part of their lives, ends with a family receipe, each one better than the last.

Made for a very mouth watering read.

This was sent to me by Edelweiss.

2 comments:

Martha Eskuchen said...

Now these two sound much more cheerful. Glad you enjoyed them!

Christina T said...

Three Many Cooks sounds really interesting. I think I've ordered that one for my library's collection so I'll get the chance to look at it. I like looking at cookbooks but I hardly ever actually make any of the recipes!