One day, while my husband was busily at work, I sat beside him reading an old cookery book
called The Compleat Housewife: or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion.
But Mary - who grew up with rationing, turned 80 in March and has written more than 70 cookery books
since the late Sixties - is softer on other 'new' ingredients, including the basil she grows in the garden of her beautiful Buckinghamshire home.
The publisher, which employs 10 people, has published 15 regional dining guides and cookery books
over the years and plans on another four in 2014.
Former model and cookery expert Mary Morris opened a cake shop in Chichester, West Sussex, wrote cookery books
and worked with fitness expert Rosemary Conley.
Online book news company The Bookseller announced on Monday that Nigella Lawson's nine cookery books
will be reissued by the Penguin Random House imprint Chatto & Windus as the 'Nigella Collection'.
We're the oldest English-language lending library in Dubai, and we have a large selection of fiction, non fiction, science and fantasy fiction, travel books, cookery books
and books for children.
Even though the British watch more cookery shows and read more cookery books
than ever, actually caring about good food is still regarded as posh" Food expert Tom Parker Bowles.
Just PS10 helps a parent continue to cook for their children with RNIB's range of giant print cookery books
while PS70 will enable a person with sight loss to enjoy Talking Books for a whole year.
TV shows like Delia's How to Cook and Delia Through The Decades followed alongside a number of bestselling cookery books
like How To Cheat At Cooking, The Delia Collection and The Winter Collection.
We should have pictures of all the things which go wrong" Author Julian Barnes on cookery books
"I hate what is going on but I ain't leaving.
The Food Of Love is made up of a delicious selection of dishes adapted for the modern kitchen from 16th century English cookery books
and recipe collections, together with anecdotes and explanations from the Bard's plays.
TV programmes and cookery books
are the biggest source of ideas for new meals.