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Title The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook: Giving the Duties of Mistress and Servants, the General Management of the House and Practical Recipes for Cooking in all its Branches by Two Twenty Years' Residents. Second edition
Author(s) Steel, Flora Annie, Gardner, G
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1890
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Edinburgh
Publisher Frank Murray & Sons
Library British Library
Reference 268 e.5
Region South Asia
Places India
Topics colonial life, housekeeping, cooking domestic service, servants, contents (ppxi-xii), index (p321), duties of the mistress (pp1-11), the storeroom (pp12-19), language, translation of food stuffs into indigenous language (pp15-17), weights and measures (pp18, 171), food, breakfasts, dinners, luncheons (pp20-29), duties of the servants (pp30-82), duties and costs of servants in Bengal, Bombay and Madras (pp31-32), cost of servants in Punjab (p33), translation of cooking utensils into Urdu (pp46-47), livestock, cows and dairies (pp83-96), hints on poultry (pp97-105), dogs (pp106-109), gardening (pp110-128), camping, camp li(pp129-143), missionaries, missionary work, hints to missionaries and others in camp and jungles (pp136-143), management of young children (pp144-156), health and disease, medicine, remedies (pp157-169), cholera (p159), opium poisoning (p163), wages (pp170-171), dress, clothing, outfits (pp172-181), cooking (pp182-195), recipes, soups, fish, sauces, entrees, garnishes, savouries, vegetables, salads, game, puddings, pastry, bread, cake, biscuits, confectionary, jams, preserves, eggs, ices, soups (pp196-315)