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Over a hot stove : a kitchen maid's story

Author: Flo Wadlow
Publisher: Long Preston, North Yorkshire, BD23 4ND, England : Magna Large Print Books, 2014. ©2007
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : [Large print edition]View all editions and formats
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This delightful memoir provides a unique 'Upstairs, Downstairs' account of what life was really like in a bygone era. At the age of sixteen, Flo Wadlow left her family to begin what would become a distinguished life 'in service'. Starting as a kitchen maid in London, she soon rose through the ranks and worked at many of England's great houses. By her early twenties, Flo was in charge of the kitchen and cooked for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Flo Wadlow; Flo Wadlow
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flo Wadlow
ISBN: 9780750539425 0750539429
OCLC Number: 881020141
Notes: Standard print edition originally published: Norwich : Mousehold Press, 2007.
Description: 137 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Flo Wadlow.

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This delightful memoir provides a unique 'Upstairs, Downstairs' account of what life was really like in a bygone era. At the age of sixteen, Flo Wadlow left her family to begin what would become a distinguished life 'in service'. Starting as a kitchen maid in London, she soon rose through the ranks and worked at many of England's great houses. By her early twenties, Flo was in charge of the kitchen and cooked for prime ministers and royalty. Including some of Flo's cherished recipes, Over A Hot Stove is a must-read for fans of Downton Abbey.

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