Susan’s Secrets
A Victorian Kitchen in Wales

Susan’s Secrets: A Victorian Kitchen in Wales is based on a handwritten cookery notebook that Susan Webb wrote over a hundred years ago in the upstairs, downstairs world of Victorian Wales. Her granddaughter Jenny discovered the old notebook in a suitcase that had lain half-forgotten in an attic.

Jenny worked her way through the notebook following the details of the savouries, preserves, drinks, cakes and puddings that had been carefully written by her grandmother under the watchful eye of the stern old cook.

This book sets out her grandmother’s story, showing the original notebook pages, and explains in a clear and easy-to-read form how to prepare the delicious dishes the Victorians loved.
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