Originally published in 1885. "The Old Bohemian" was a learned gourmet who dined regularly in the best and worst eating places in England and Europe. This witty and entertaining book is a record of his eating experiences in these places. It contains many unusual recipes, hints and tips and will appeal to all with a love of cookery and its history. Contents Include: The Food of Man Qualities Required in a Good Cook Provisions and Requisites in Kitchen, Pantry, Larder and Cellar Meat and the Processes of Cooking It Poultry and Game Fish and Shellfish Molluscs and Turtle Vegetables Condiments Salads Unfermented Beverages Fermented Drinks Tea, Coffee and Chocolate. Many of the earliest cookery books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.