In the s, budding cooks could learn the art of housekeeping from Be-Ro Home Recipes: Scones, Cakes, Pastry, Puddings, a book. A cookbook is a book that contains information on cooking. It typically contains a collection of recipes, and may also include information on ingredient origin. My Mum has an even older copy this one, though the recipes are identical. Be-Ro still makes flour and Be-Ro recipe books are still printed.

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There are a total of 35 different recipes inside this book including pancake, waffles, French toast, egg recipes, breakfast sandwiches, fruity smoothies and more! Bells Royal Flours, Baking Powder and wholesale. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.

The first edition was published inso edition 38 should beunless they missed out editions during WWII. Personal favourites of mine include a really excellent moist and light milk chocolate cake; its secret is the inclusion of evaporated milk and my Mum still bakes it.

The older editions are definitly better!!


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We’ve Come So Far hehe, a comparison that couldn’t be resisted. Notify me of new comments via email. Be-Ro is a food manufacturing business based in Newcastle upon Tyne. As a result, Bell decided to take the first couple of letters from the each of the two words of the brand name and turn them into the vookbook catchy sounding ‘ Be-Ro ‘.

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As well as manufacturing baking powder and self-raising flour he produced a health salt which he later discontinued. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is a wonderful baking book. Luckily shortbread escapes this, but buttercream does not.

November 17, at 8: Thanks for your comment Lystra — I think my mumhas the same editions you grew up bdro. Thanks for the post!

Do you follow me on twitter? They are great and still very relevent, and reasonable thrifty too.

August 25, at 2: March 10, at 5: March 14, at 6: November 24, at 3: I expect it to be left to me in the will! Benevolent Be-Ro As a result, a free recipe book was produced and handed out at the exhibitions as well as door to door. Both equally useful, though!

He also packed and marketed dried fruit, cereals, ebro and coffee using such names cookbooo T. August 17, at 4: I mentioned this to my mum the other day but unfortunately she has lost her prized recipe book. No date or edition statement, but there are some line drawings in the style of the s. November 2, at 3: January 9, at I have one from the late nineties that is pretty much the same as the original.


In a bid to make self-raising flour more popular among the general public, the company staged a series of exhibitions in the early s where freshly baked scones, pastries and cakes were sold for a shilling to visitors.


I agree — they are the best books. February 7, at Can anyone give me the recipe for easy fruit cake? The film, a very early advertising film made before the advent of ITV, for many years went on its rounds to WIs and suchlike places.

A cookbook is a book that contains information on cooking. July 17, at 7: November 20, at 4:

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