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The Complete Elizabeth Raffald By Suze Appleton
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Elizabeth Raffald was an amazing woman, achieving a great many things in a short time. She was an author, innovator, benefactor and entrepreneur as well as a mother and a wife. From the age of 15 she... More > was in service as a housekeeper to great families and at the age of 30 began her career in business. She began with catering, included a school and employment office before writing this cookbook which contains her own original, innovative recipes, giving us wedding cake, stock cubes, Eccles cakes and much more that we take for granted. She gained a huge reputation for her confectionery skills, while running shops and a coaching inn, giving financial aid to the only newspaper in Manchester at the time, producing the town’s first ever directory in 1772, (only the second after London), supporting several poor widows of the area, collaborating on a book of midwifery, and having 9 children.< Less
Introduction to Elizabeth Raffald By Suze Appleton
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Elizabeth was an amazing woman, achieving a great many things in a short time. She was an author, innovator, benefactor and entrepreneur as well as a mother and a wife. From the age of 15 she was in... More > domestic service as a housekeeper to great families including the Warburtons of Arley Hall, Cheshire, where she married the head gardener and at the age of 30 beginning her career in business. She began with catering, included a school and employment office before writing a cookbook which contained her own original, innovative recipes, giving us wedding cake, stock cubes, Eccles cakes and much more that we take for granted. She went on to gain a huge reputation for her confectionery skills, while running shops and a coaching inn, giving financial aid to the only newspaper in Manchester at the time, producing the town’s first ever directory in 1772, supporting several poor widows of the area, collaborating on a book of midwifery, and having 9 children.< Less
The Manchester Directories 1772, 1773 & 1781 by Elizabeth Raffald By Suze Appleton
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In 1772 Manchester was a fast growing town thanks to the rise in industrialisation. Elizabeth Raffald was a busy entrepreneur involving herself in numerous business ventures. She ran a shop, a... More > cookery school, a coaching inn, a servant's employment register, wrote a cookbook and supported the local newspaper financially, wrote a manuscript on midwifery and so much more. She produced her 1769 cookbook, The Experienced English Housekeeper and saw a need for a directory of traders and notable people. Only 3 years after producing her cookbook she had compiled the first ever directory for Manchester, followed by a second a year later as the town grew and addresses were improved. She produced a third directory in 1781. After she died in 1781 it took another 7 years before anyone else attempted another directory. Elizabeth Raffald was truly a pioneer of her time. For more about Elizabeth see 'The Experienced English Housekeeper of Manchester' by Suze Appleton< Less
The Manchester Directories 1772, 1773 & 1781 By Elizabeth Raffald
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In 1772 Manchester was a fast growing town thanks to the rise in industrialisation. Elizabeth Raffald ran a shop, a cookery school, a coaching inn, a servant's employment register, wrote a cookbook... More > and supported the local newspaper financially, wrote a manuscript on midwifery and so much more. She was innovative so it was only logical that she would be the first with the innovation of a directory of traders and notable people, and only 3 years after producing her cookbook she had compiled a 60 page guide to the locations and trades of many residents, a year later increasing it to 78 pages as the town grew and addresses were improved. She produced a third directory in 1781 after placing advertisements in the Manchester Mercury for people wishing to be included. After she died in 1781 it took another 7 years before anyone else attempted another directory. Elizabeth Raffald was truly a pioneer of her time. For more about Elizabeth see 'The Experienced English Housekeeper of Manchester' by Suze Appleton.< Less
The Defiants By C S Raoul
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The old against the new. The rebels on Zendor One are determined to reclaim their home planet from the tyrant, Rufus the Ruthless.
The Experienced English Housekeeper by Elizabeth Raffald By Suze Appleton
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This is a retyped edition of the original 18th century book by Elizabeth Raffald, the forgotten woman of Manchester. It contains nearly 800 recipes including several for turtle and covers most foods... More > from the live animal to the finished dish. Working in the 18th century Elizabeth Raffald produced an amazing cookbook and is renowned as the compiler of Manchester's first ever town directory in 1772.< Less
The Manchester & Salford Directories 1772 & 1773 By Elizabeth Raffald
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In 1772 Elizabeth Raffald was a busy entrepreneur involving herself in numerous business ventures. She ran a shop, a cookery school, a coaching inn, a servant's employment register, wrote a cookbook... More > and supported the local newspaper financially, wrote a manuscript on midwifery and so much more. She was innovative in her own field of cookery, creating many new dishes which she included in her 1769 cookbook, The Experienced English Housekeeper, so it was only logical that she would be the first with this innovation too. After she died in 1781 it took another 18 years before anyone else attempted another directory. Elizabeth Raffald was truly a pioneer of her time. For more about Elizabeth see 'The Experienced English Housekeeper of Manchester' by Suze Appleton< Less
Expats of the Caribbean By Suze Appleton
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Join Emerson and Jimanena, Precious and Barry, and James and Carla enjoying life in an idyllic tropical paradise until a visitor from Britain causes mayhem.Ably supported by Rosa, a despotic... More > waitress, Jay, a hopeless bar owner and a miscellany of characters. A simple farce loosely based on some true events and people.< Less
Elizabeth Raffald By Suze Appleton
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Elizabeth Raffald was a tremendous character who lived in pre-industrial Manchester. She produced a must-have cook book, the town's first ever trade directory while running confectionery shops,... More > cookery school and pubs and having a family of at least 6 daughters. She did so much more and yet is barely known in her own city.< Less
Call Centre Chaos By Suze Appleton
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Three colleagues thrown together in a training session find their destinies intertwined in ways they never expected. All Matt wants to do is make some money to clear his debts. When he gets to sit... More > opposite a good looking girl in the call centre where they work, and they are both chosen for promotion, he is thrilled, until he meets their other team mates, especially the aggressive Krystal. Throw in a local thug, some Viking action and a couple of inept managers and the whole situation becomes explosive!< Less