5 1/4 x 7 1/2 Book; Very Good condition. Binding tight with black embossed letters to front cover and spine, straight boards have very good color with mild rubbing to corners; inked name to top front free end page with hand written recipes and remedies in pencil to last few lined pages, interior free of marks, appears gently read. Maria Parloa was an American writer of books on cooking and housekeeping, the founder of two cooking schools, a noted lecturer on food topics, and an important early figure in the " domestic science " movement. Miss Parloa's Cook Book: The Appledore Cook Book Containing Practical Receipts For Plain And Rich Cooking.Maria Parloa (September 25, 1843 August 21, 1909) was an American author of books on cooking and housekeeping, the founder of two cooking schools, a noted lecturer on food topics, and an important early figure in the "domestic science" later. A culinary pioneer, she was arguably America's first.
Miss Parloa's School of Cooking opened in October, 1877, at 174 Tremont Street, Boston. This should not be confused with the. In 1878, she gave lectures on cookery at nearby Lasell Seminary, Auburndale (Newton), MA; also at Miss A. Morgan's Boarding and Day School for Young Ladies, Portsmouth, NH. In the same year, her second book, Camp Cookery: How to Live in Camp, was published in Boston.During the summer of 1878, Parloa traveled to Europe where she studied English and French culinary practice at first hand. Her observations at the South Kensington and the Board Schools in London were the inspiration for her next book: First Principles of Household Management and Cookery: A Text-Book for Schools and Families, published in 1879. Its first teacher was Joanna Sweeney who taught the classes in basic cookery; Maria Parloa was engaged to give regular lectures on more sophisticated topics. During this time, she prepared the text for Miss Parloa's New Cook Book: A Guide to Marketing and Cooking, published in 1880. Although Miss Parloa's own school and her lectures at the Boston Cooking School were both extremely popular, they were not financially rewarding.
In 1882, she closed her school, left Boston, and moved to New York City. In November, 1882, she opened Miss Parloa's School of Cooking at 222 East Seventeenth Street. Here, in addition to the regular courses of instruction during the day, Miss Parloa also offered free instruction to "immigrant girls" in the evening. In 1887, "having made a considerable fortune, ".During the same year, her next cookbook, Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion: A Guide for All Who Would Be Good Housekeepers, was published in Boston. In her later years, Miss Parloa capitalized on her celebrity by endorsing several food products: she may have been the first to do so.
One Hundred Ways to Use Leibig Company's Extract of Beef: A Guide for American Housewives appeared in 1893. Though the booklet was "printed in the United States, " it was published in London." Her plan was to spend a year living with a French family, a second with a German family, and a final year "living in suburban England. The results of these studies will be made known by Miss Parloa in a series of magazine articles. Maria Parloa moved back to New York City in 1898 where she lived until 1903. The United States Census for 1900 shows that her household included a "servant" of Irish birth named Sarah Hourigan.
In 1899, she attended a meeting in. To begin the work of professionalizing home economics.
She was also present in 1908 when the. In 1903, she moved to Bethel, CT, where she lived until her death, sharing her home with two orphan girls.She organized the Village Improvement Society, and participated in community landscaping. She died on August 21, 1909 following surgery in. And her remains where interred at the. At the time, she was making plans for her third trip to Europe. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. The item "RARE 1884 Antique Cookbook Cookery Victorian Vintage Recipes Maria Parloa Pastry" is in sale since Saturday, May 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "vintage_antiques_2018" and is located in UNITED STATES. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.