Punch,  7 (1844), 168.

Meeting for the Advancement of British Cookery



Announcement, Spoof; Illustration, Drollery

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Societies, Theory, Nutrition, Chemistry

    Announces the imminent formation of an association for the 'Advancement of Cookery', intended as branch of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Proposed sections of the association include 'Section A, Soupology, including the philosophy of oxtails, and the theory of turtle', and 'Section D, Tartology', which will 'examine into the question whether puff-paste has any analogy with scissors and paste'. The illustration depicts a man whose head has blown off owing to 'incautiously taking too much soda to correct acidity'.

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