The Prison Cookbook

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Including the full text of an original prison cookbook compiled in 1902, with recipes for prison 'classics' such as Gruel, Beef Tea and, of course, Porridge, this book examines the history of prison catering from the Middle Ages, when prisoners were expected to pay for their own board and lodging, through the Victorian age and on to the present day. With sections on prison life and punishments, the book describes exactly what 'doing porridge' entailed.

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The Prison Cookbook

The Prison Cookbook

Paperback256pp Illustrated

9780752454238     Product Code: 216887

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Including the full text of an original prison cookbook compiled in 1902, with recipes for prison 'classics' such as Gruel, Beef Tea and, of course, Porridge, this book examines the history of prison catering from the Middle Ages, when prisoners were expected to pay for their own board and lodging, through the Victorian age and on to the present day. With sections on prison life and punishments, the book describes exactly what 'doing porridge' entailed.

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