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Book-'The Original Suffrage Cookbook'

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Book-'The Original Suffrage Cookbook'
Celebrate the centenary of women getting the Vote by cooking and eating some of the Suffragettes' favourite meals. Dozens of vintage recipes contributed by some surprising supporters of the popular cause, including writers,governors and even a judge. Contributors also included prominent suffragettes such as Reverend Anna Howard Shaw, Jane Addams, and Julia Lathrop as well as famous writers Jack London and Charlotte Perkins Gilman. With none of the fads of modern-day cooking, these simple recipes range from hearty breakfasts to healthy soups, salads and meaty casseroles, alongside witty contributions such as 'Pie for a Suffragist's Doubting Husband' and the 'Dumplings That Never Fail'. Choose between the many tasty desserts such as 'Suffrage Angel Cake' or 'Devil's Food' to enliven your party. Why not devise your own Suffragette Menu with recipes like Blanquette of Veal or Sweet Potato Souffle? And don't forget your Creole Balls! You might follow that up with Parliament Gingerbread or Strawberry Shortcake a la Mode. To top it off, why not toast the Suffragettes' success with a Peppermint Cup? Originally published in 1915 to help raise funds for the campaign for the vote for women. History and fun all in one book! With biographies of 28 of the top contributors.

Compiled by  L. O. Kleber. 
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