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Cooking Collection

"Exploring the Art of Cooking: From Velazquez's Old Woman to Modern Culinary Delights" Step into the past with Diego Velazquez's masterpiece, "Old Woman Cooking Eggs

Background imageCooking Collection: The Tasting (oil on canvas)

The Tasting (oil on canvas)
473290 The Tasting (oil on canvas) by Sani, Alessandro (1856-1927); 51.4x61.6 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageCooking Collection: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish Baroque painter. The Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Background imageCooking Collection: A selection of copper border and jelly moulds

A selection of copper border and jelly moulds

Background imageCooking Collection: Old Gypsy Man & Pet Dog

Old Gypsy Man & Pet Dog
At an encampment in Surrey an old Gypsy man sits on a can close to the fire

Background imageCooking Collection: Poster, The Vegetabull

Poster, The Vegetabull, a vegetable dish made with dried eggs or household milk is as good as a joint (post-WW2 rationing was still going on at this time). 1947

Background imageCooking Collection: Keith Floyd Chef & TV Presenter prepares food in kitchen May 1991

Keith Floyd Chef & TV Presenter prepares food in kitchen May 1991

Background imageCooking Collection: A selection of jelly and cake moulds

A selection of jelly and cake moulds

Background imageCooking Collection: Irish Cottage

Irish Cottage
Irish cottage, Achill Island

Background imageCooking Collection: 12458362

12458362
Group photo, Claridges Hotel kitchen staff, Mayfair, London W1. Date: 1908

Background imageCooking Collection: Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933

Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933. The Graf Zeppelin was the most successful airship ever built. Between its first flight in 1928 and retirement in 1937

Background imageCooking Collection: A chef at work in a London kitchen. 1947

A chef at work in a London kitchen. 1947

Background imageCooking Collection: A. H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior

A. H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior
A.H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior chef Lloyd Payne to demonstrate the operation of the huge open fireplaces of 1825 in the kitchens at the Royal

Background imageCooking Collection: Joy of Perfect Cooking

Joy of Perfect Cooking
The Joys of Perfect Cooking promises delicious food for the home. Woman, women, kitchen, advert advertising, advertisement

Background imageCooking Collection: The kitchen of Delmonicos Restaurant, New York City. Photographed by Joseph Byron, 1902

The kitchen of Delmonicos Restaurant, New York City. Photographed by Joseph Byron, 1902
DELMONICOs RESTAURANT. The kitchen of Delmonicos Restaurant, New York City. Photographed by Joseph Byron, 1902

Background imageCooking Collection: Latest 1950S Kitchen

Latest 1950S Kitchen
Woman enjoys cooking in her new kitchen fitted with all the latest mod-cons

Background imageCooking Collection: Chef Strirring It

Chef Strirring It
A chef stirring a large bowl with a huge spatula. Date: early 1930s

Background imageCooking Collection: WW2 - Chef cooking in a bombed-out street - Blitz, London

WW2 - Chef cooking in a bombed-out street - Blitz, London
WW2 - His restaurant and kitchen destroyed by German bombing, a Chef continues to cook al fresco in a bombed-out street - Blitz, London. Date: circa 1941

Background imageCooking Collection: Two women at work in a Mexican kitchen. Painting by an unknown artist, c1850

Two women at work in a Mexican kitchen. Painting by an unknown artist, c1850
MEXICO: KITCHEN, c1850. Two women at work in a Mexican kitchen. Painting by an unknown artist, c1850

Background imageCooking Collection: Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs

Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs
Two Policeman talk to a Gypsy family by their caravan and wagon on Epsom Downs Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCooking Collection: Economics a la Heath Robinson

Economics a la Heath Robinson
Do not scrap your disused lighting, heating, or cooking apparatus; they can be easily adapted to other requirements. Please note

Background imageCooking Collection: Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain

Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain
Illustration by Louis Wain showing a cat occupying a cast-off saucepan or cooking pot during snowy weather. A selection of birds, including a magpie and a blue tit bemusedly face the cat

Background imageCooking Collection: Doner kebab cooking, Istanbul, Turkey, Europe

Doner kebab cooking, Istanbul, Turkey, Europe

Background imageCooking Collection: 1960S Kitchen

1960S Kitchen
A classic kitchen, with a dresser, folding table, gas cooker with whistle kettle, trendy floor tiles and various types of kitchenalia

Background imageCooking Collection: Cover for Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges

Cover for Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges
A cook proudly produces a loaf - another successful piece of cooking using her Triplex Garte / Range. Date: circa 1927

Background imageCooking Collection: Decorative loaf in shape of sheaf of wheat with mouse

Decorative loaf in shape of sheaf of wheat with mouse
Decorative loaf in shape of sheaf of wheat with a little mouse or wee timorous beastie for harvest festival celebrations, home-made bread on an old elm kitchen table in Kent

Background imageCooking Collection: London slum scenes East End housewives took their Sunday dinners to the bakehouse

London slum scenes East End housewives took their Sunday dinners to the bakehouse to cook. Limehouse - 1933

Background imageCooking Collection: Red mullets and ducks, Roman mosaic

Red mullets and ducks, Roman mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall

Background imageCooking Collection: Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea)

Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea) on a wooden surface

Background imageCooking Collection: BUSN2A-00110

BUSN2A-00110
Woodsman dancing to a fiddle in a logging camp at night, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCooking Collection: Can Openers, Skewers Etc

Can Openers, Skewers Etc
Can openers, sharpening steels, cutlet bats/beaters, larding pins, trussing needles, hatchet, skewers and steak tongs

Background imageCooking Collection: Don t Waste Bread Wwi

Don t Waste Bread Wwi
Poster advising the public to eat less bread, and save two thick slices a day to defeat the U-boats during WWI. Thats a dangerous way to cut bread!

Background imageCooking Collection: Tagine, typical Moroccan food and pot

Tagine, typical Moroccan food and pot, Cafe Atlas, Imlil, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageCooking Collection: Greek woman baking bread in outdoors communal oven

Greek woman baking bread in outdoors communal oven, Olymbos, Karpathos, Dodecanese islands, Greece, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imageCooking Collection: 1940S Housewife Cooking

1940S Housewife Cooking
A housewife cooks on a simple stove in a bare and austere kitchen, adding milk to the pan she is stirring

Background imageCooking Collection: 18th C French Kitchen

18th C French Kitchen
Several cooks work in a French kitchen to prepare and bake pies and pastry, a hare and a bird pie of some kind, perhaps pigeon

Background imageCooking Collection: Primus Stove

Primus Stove
THE PRIMUS STOVE North, South, East or West Primus is best

Background imageCooking Collection: Christmas Cookery C1905

Christmas Cookery C1905
Preparing the Christmas dinner for all the family, not forgetting the kitten and the Household Gnome

Background imageCooking Collection: Reform Clubs kitchens, Westminster, London, 1842. Artist: John Tarring

Reform Clubs kitchens, Westminster, London, 1842. Artist: John Tarring
View of the Reform Clubs kitchens, Westminster, 1842; with a plan and key below. The principle kitchen is in the centre; staff are busy at work in the kitchen and there is an area for meat preparation

Background imageCooking Collection: English politician. Photographed at her home in Chelsea, England, 1975

English politician. Photographed at her home in Chelsea, England, 1975, shortly before being named leader of
MARGARET THATCHER (1925- ). English politician. Photographed at her home in Chelsea, England, 1975, shortly before being named leader of the Conservative Party

Background imageCooking Collection: Coriander

Coriander (Corandrum sativum). This plant is a member of the parsley (Apiaceae) family and is used as a flavouring in cooking

Background imageCooking Collection: Poster advertising Pettijohns breakfast food

Poster advertising Pettijohns breakfast food, showing Red Riding Hood -- or is it Goldilocks? -- and a family of bears sharing an outdoor breakfast together in the woods

Background imageCooking Collection: Puff Pastry Recipies

Puff Pastry Recipies
A woman makes various things out of puff pastry

Background imageCooking Collection: Beef, Veal, Pork, and Mutton Cuts, 1802 (engraving) (b / w photo)

Beef, Veal, Pork, and Mutton Cuts, 1802 (engraving) (b / w photo)
XJF271073 Beef, Veal, Pork, and Mutton Cuts, 1802 (engraving) (b/w photo) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageCooking Collection: CONFEDERATE CAMP, 1861. Confederate troops from Mississippi practicing with the Bowie knife in camp

CONFEDERATE CAMP, 1861. Confederate troops from Mississippi practicing with the Bowie knife in camp. Wood engraving from a Northern American newspaper of 1861

Background imageCooking Collection: International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chem

International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chemical Co. Buffalo, N.Y. Advertisement for International brand baking powder, showing a cat awakened by bread rising. Date c1885

Background imageCooking Collection: Buzzini Building, New York

Buzzini Building, New York
Building, Walter J. Buzzini, 505 West 21st Street. View from above and across the street of Walter J. Buzzin, Inc. manufacturers of cooking utensils at 505 West 21st Street; many signs on building, in

Background imageCooking Collection: Raleigh / Potatoes / Ireland

Raleigh / Potatoes / Ireland
SIR WALTER RALEIGH English navigator supervising the first planting of potatoes in Ireland

Background imageCooking Collection: Older Woman Baking 1947

Older Woman Baking 1947
An older woman wearing a flowery apron rolls out pastry for some home baking



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"Exploring the Art of Cooking: From Velazquez's Old Woman to Modern Culinary Delights" Step into the past with Diego Velazquez's masterpiece, "Old Woman Cooking Eggs, " capturing the essence of culinary traditions in 1618. Marvel at a collection of copper border and jelly moulds, showcasing the craftsmanship that elevates cooking from mere sustenance to an art form. Indulge your senses with "The Vegetabull" poster, celebrating nature's bounty and inspiring creative dishes bursting with flavor. Transport yourself to an Irish Cottage, where generations have gathered around hearths, sharing stories and savoring hearty meals cooked with love. Admire a selection of jelly and cake moulds that add whimsy and elegance to desserts, turning them into edible works of art. Witness history unfold aboard Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin galley in 1933 as skilled chefs navigate high altitudes while preparing exquisite meals for discerning travelers. Travel back in time to post-war London kitchens in 1947, where dedicated chefs work tirelessly to create culinary masterpieces that nourish both body and soul. Chuckle at A. H. Cadier, senior chef at Brighton Pavilion being handed fake chickens by mischievous juniors – a reminder that even professionals can find humor amidst their serious craft. Discover the ingenious world of Heath Robinson's "Economics à la Heath Robinson, " where cooking becomes a delightful contraption blending creativity with resourcefulness. Unleash your inner chef as you delve into the pages of "Joy of Perfect Cooking, " unlocking secrets passed down through generations for unforgettable dining experiences. Be captivated by a brochure cover advertising Triplex Grates/Ranges - witness how innovation meets functionality in kitchen appliances designed for effortless cooking pleasure.