Old and New British Recipes (1940)


Bengal Chutney, Scotch Haggis,
Currant Scones, Welsh Rare-Bit

Owen, Adelaide M. Old and New British Recipes Collected for Your Pleasure and Compiled for Your Convenience to Aid British War Relief. San Francisco: British War Relief Association of Northern California, 1940.

Octavo. Comb-Bound Paper Wrappers. 1st Edition.

First edition of this fundraising cookbook published in America to aid British War Relief in 1940, featuring dozens of much-loved British favorites. This wonderful cookbook was compiled by Adelaide Owen, a Northern California artist who was committed to aiding the British war effort at home. The cookbook features a wealth of traditional British recipes–from the Isles and the colonies–as well as wartime adaptations. Interior fine, slight soiling and light wear to wrappers, top of comb binding slightly mis-wound. An extremely good copy.

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