Soyer's Shilling Cookery - Title page

In the title page to the book, Soyer claims to have written an 'entirely new system of plain cookery and domestic economy.'

About Soyer's Shilling Cookery

Alexis Soyer (1809-58) made his reputation as chef at London 's prestigious Reform Club. Soyer loved to perform, and many regard him as Britain 's first celebrity chef. He was a brilliant self-promoter. He marketed a range of his own products: kitchen equipment, recipe books, sauces and relishes. He opened his own art gallery. And he even conducted tours of the Reform Club's state-of-the-art industrial kitchens. On the day of Queen Victoria 's coronation he prepared a breakfast at the Reform Club for over 2000 people.

Taken from: Soyer's Shilling Cookery for the People
Author / Creator: Soyer, A.
Publisher: Routledge & Co
Date: 1855
Copyright: By permission of the British Library
Shelfmark: RB23 A 21664