Markham, Gervase

The english hous-wife

Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleat woman. As her skill in physick, surgery, cookery, extraction of oyls, banquetting stuff, ordering of great feasts, preserving of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wool, hemp, flax; making cloth and dying; the knowldege of dayries: office of malting; of oats, their excellent uses in a family: of brewing, baking and all other things belonging to an houshold
A work generally approved, and now the eighth time much augmented, purged, and made most profitable and necessary for all men, and the general good of this nation. By G. M.
The english hous-wife