Hannah Glasse ,Hannah Glasse’s 310th Birthday Google Doodle

Date: March 28, 2018 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

Hannah Glasse Google Doodle

Today the Search Engine Google is celebrating Hannah Glasse’s 310th Birthday with Google Doodle in Japan , Australia , USA and some other countries. And, she was an English cookery writer of the 18th century and remembered mainly for her bestselling cookbook was one of the first cookbooks written in a simple and conversational style, which meant that any English speaker and reader -regardless of their class and could learn how to cook. Yet, the Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy, first published in 1747.

Hannah Glasse

Who was Hannah Glasse ?

Hannah was an English cookery writer of the 18th century born in March 1708, London, UK. Therefore, she is remembered primarily for her bestselling culinary books. And, the Art of Cookery was made in Plain and Easy, which was first published in 1747. This book was reprinted in the first year of publication, appeared in 20th edition in the 18th century, in 1843.

Hannah Glasse

While, Glasse’s cookbook was popular not only because it was easy to read, but also because of its massive scope. Therefore, it included a whopping 972 recipes, covering everything from puddings and soups, to what to serve at Lent, to preparing food for the sick.

The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy

Hannah Glasse’s Biography

    • Born: March 1708, London, United Kingdom
    • Died: 1 September 1770, (aged 62)London, United Kingdom
    • Pages: 384
    • Publication date: 1747
    • Occupation :cookery writer
    • Language :English
    • Residence :London, England
    • Nationality :English
    • Citizenship :British
    • Notable works :The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy (1747)
    • The Servants Directory (1757)
    • Spouse :John Glasse (m. 1724–1747)
    • Children :10
    • Relatives :Lancelot Allgood (half-brother)
    • Margaret Widdrington (aunt)

Hence, Its today’s Doodle features Glasse whipping up a batch of classic Yorkshire puddings. Her recipe for Yorkshire pudding, among many others, is one of the earliest popular ever publishes.

Illustration by Matthew Cruickshank

Happy 310th birthday, Hannah Glasse

Source : https://www.google.com/doodles/hannah-glasses-310th-birthday

Read more about Hannah Glasse on wikipedia

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