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Greg Gerrand on recipes in the manuscripts collection

Librarian Greg Gerrand toasts the Library’s weird and wonderful recipe collection.

The history of food from colonial times to today, along with insights into social mores and kitchen technology can be found in the published cookbooks and handwritten recipes from personal papers contained in our collection.

For more on our Manuscripts collection see the link below.