Sep182012

Stocking Your Kitchen, 1888

A list of necessities for the kitchen of a Middle Class Victorian family of four in India, 1888.

  • 6 Stewpans of saucepans, of sizes, with covers
  • 2 Frying-pans
  • 1 Omelet-pan, enameled
  • 1 Large kettle with cock
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Wire fryign basket
  • 1 Egg poacher
  • 1 Large boiler
  • 2 Small tin saucepan
  • 1 Mortor and pestle
  • 1 Curry stone
  • 1 Gridiron (kind of like a brazier)
  • 2 Iron charcoal stoves
  • 1 Roaster
  • 1 Chopper
  • 1 Saw
  • 6 Kitchen knives
  • 6 Forks
  • 6 Metal spoons
  • 1 Gravy strainer
  • 1 Potato muller
  • 2 Graters
  • 3 Dredgers
  • 2 Ladles
  • 1 Whisk
  • 12 Bowls, of sizes
  • 1 Coffee mill
  • 1 Coffee roaster
  • 1 Set scales and weights
  • 1 Meat safe
  • 1 Hair sieve
  • 2 Wire sieves
  • 1 Jelly-bag
  • 1 Mincing board
  • 1 Paste board
  • 1 Rolling-pin
  • 24 Dusters and cloths
  • Moulds a discretion
  • Pie dishes

PROJECT ROUND UP
Prudence ~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Release date Fall 2013. Writing rough draft. Crew has arrived in Bombay, I’ve paused draft for . . .
Curtsies & Conspiracies ~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Handed back in for final line edit pass. Title changed.
Etiquette & Espionage ~ Finishing School Book the First: Release date Feb 5, 2013. Working promo schemes to begin September.
Manga ~ Soulless Vol. 2: (AKA Changeless) Reviewing chapter by chapter, each drops on YenPlus by subscription. Print release tentatively Dec. 2012.


BIG FAT SPOILER ALERT on the Parasol Protectorate series! Really, DON’T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven’t read the other books first!

The Omnibus hardback editions are limited run through the SciFi Bookclub only.

The manga editions, Vol. available in print, Vol. 2 by subscription to YenPlus.

Most short stories available in ebook form world wide!

The first Finishing School book ~ Out Feb. 5, 2013

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Quote of the Day:
“Creatures of the inferior races eat and drink; man only dines . . . Dining is the privilege of civilization.”
~ Beeton

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