Jacob Perkins

Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. Continue reading

Commercially Sold Frozen Meat

James Harrison introduced frozen meat for commercial sales in Geelong, Australia in 1857 with equipment using gas vapour compression refrigeration system invented by Jacob Perkins and Alexander C. Twining. Continue reading

Isabella Beeton

In 1857, less than a year after the wedding, Isabella began writing for one of her husband's publications, The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. Continue reading

Field hockey

The first modern men’s field hockey club was Blackheath, founded circa 1861 in London, England. Continue reading

Beeton’s Book of Household Management, by Isabella Beeton

Beeton's Book of Household Management, was written by Isabella Beeton and published in London, England, in 1861. Continue reading

Recipes to be tested before being published in Beeton’s Book of Household Management

Beeton's Book of Household Management, received recipes after recipes, Continue reading