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American cookery, or, The art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables and the best mode of making puff-pastes, pies, tarts, puddings, custards, and preserves and all kinds of cakes ...


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American Cookery, written by Amelia Simmons, was the first known American cookbook that was written by an American for the American market. Until this time, the cookbooks printed and used in what became the United States were British cookbooks, so the importance of this book is obvious to American culinary history, and more generally, to the history of America. The full title of this book was: American Cookery, or the art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, ...

American Cookery; Or, the Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, and Vegetables (Dodo Press) 2009, Dodo Press, Gloucester

ISBN-13: 9781409935841

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