Cookery for Northern Wives Compiled for Home and School... containing practical recipes for old time and modern dishes, all suited to the highlands and islands of Scotland.

Lerwick, Shetland: T.J. Manson, Shetland News Office, 1925.

Octavo (18.5 x 12.5 cm.), x, [6], 89 pages. Errata slip laid-in. Table of 'Fish in Season'. FIRST EDITION. Margaret Stout is described as "Diplomee of the Edinburgh School of Cookery". A very interesting collection, with Hoonska (Black Puddings), Skirley in the Pot, Wirtiglugs, Stooins, Sheep's Brains, Sparls, Pensh Puddings, Roe Cakes, Fried Tusk Livers on Toast, and much more. Some recipes include cultural context (occasions) or notes on process (see the excellent description laying aside of certain parts of a cow for salting, drying, and pickling). Some light soil throughout; in publisher's limp tan cloth, with later owner's tracing of the lettering in ink (a vernacular touch or a defect - your call). With two ownership inscriptions of a "Mrs. J.J. Leslie, Kanterstead, Sound, Lerwick, Shetland"

Price: $150.00

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