Florence White’s recipe for frying celery is taken from a Kitchen Garden book from 1744, called Adam’s Luxury and Eve’s Cookery. I found the book at the British Library and was eager to see why Florence had picked this recipe…
Heritage Cookery Refreshed
Dishy Things In England recreates traditional English Cookery with modern, whole food ingredients - as good as the raw materials would have been back then, before processing and packaging compromised our food chain.
The recipes I'm reinventing; gluten free; cow's dairy-free; sulfites free, are all from early 20thC "receipts book" GOOD THINGS IN ENGLAND.
I love to be aimless in adventure, as I am now, an Australian perched in Hoxton, London, but I am rudderless without a kitchen.
It is the centre of our family, from where so many joyful ambles begin.