Revised and updated edition for schools as well as for general use the Commonsense Cookery Book is a kitchen classic which has been teaching people kitchen basics for nearly a century. First published in 1914, and with one million copies sold, this is the book every home leaver takes with them when they fly the nest; the book you give to those who are just learning about food, and the book you can give to experts who want to go 'back to basics'. It gives you recipes for everything from how to make toast to more complex dishes. And it features invaluable tips on measurements, cuts of meat, the meaning of cookery terms, dietary requirements and other essentials. Now with a new, cleaner and more spacious layout and an updated list of classic recipes, this is a book every household should have.