Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson) (12 March 1836 – 6 February 1865), universally known as Mrs Beeton, was the English author of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, and is one of the most famous cookery writers.
Isabella was born at 24 Milk Street, Cheapside, London, England. Her father, Benjamin Mayson, died when she was young and her mother, Elizabeth Jerram, later married Henry... more »
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''First, catch your hare.''Isabella Beeton (1836-1865), British writer on domestic science. Attributed. This famously difficult first stage of a recipe does not appear in Mr...
''A place for everything and everything in its place.''Isabella Beeton (1836-1865), British writer on domestic science. Book of Household Management, ch. 2, sct. 55 (1861). The maxim was already in cir...