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I particularly enjoy the fact that they used a quote relating to corns in a cookery book. Stronger stomachs, back then!
The striving to show high status was a product of her era and the other people in the media at that time, I think.
It was much more de rigeur to be accidentally good at something despite never having had to work at it.
Deep-fried sandwiches!?! Someone on a French site was asking which cuisine in the world was the least healthy, citing a few Asian ones as possible choices (!). Someone answered : "Pourquoi chercher si loin quand le pire est à si près de nous. L'Angleterre, les fish & chips, les infâmes puddings et Fanny Craddock - voilà, tout est dit!"
Banana and orange juice sandwiches?