Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage

Pastry for the Queen
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Most early cookbooks chronicle the food habits of the rich, like this book on pastry and desserts written by Mary Eales, the confectioner to England's Queen Anne.

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Mrs. Mary Eales Receipts. Confectioner to her late Majesty Queen Anne. London: Printed by H. Meere, 1718.
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