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Over a Hot Stove: Life below stairs in Britain?s great houses: the charming memoirs of a 1930s kitchen maid

History


by
Flo Wadlow

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 3.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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 including Woodhall in Hilgay where she met scullery maid Mollie Moran, author of Aprons and Silver Spoons; Hatfield House and Blicking Hall. 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 and photographs from her life, Over a Hot Stove is a must-read for fans of Downton Abbey.

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 including Woodhall in Hilgay where she met scullery maid Mollie Moran, author of Aprons and Silver Spoons; Hatfield… (more)

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 including Woodhall in Hilgay where she met scullery maid Mollie Moran, author of Aprons and Silver Spoons; Hatfield House and Blicking Hall. 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 and photographs from her life, Over a Hot Stove is a must-read for fans of Downton Abbey.

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