DAIRY PRODUCE, HAM, BACON, ETC.
Dairy produce varies somewhat in price in accordance with locality, but the differences are not so great of late years, the increased railway facilities having brought about a greater uniformity of price.
|Fresh||1s. to 1s. 4d. per lb.|
|English, Normandy or Brittany||1s. per lb.|
|Salt||10d. to 1s. 2d. lb.|
|Margarine||6d. to 8d. per lb.|
|American||6d. to 8d. per lb.|
|Cheddar||10d. per lb.|
|Cheshire||9½d. to 1s. per lb.|
|Cream||3d. to 1s. each.|
|Dutch||7d. to 9d. per lb.|
|Gorgonzola||from 9d. per lb.|
|Gruyère||from 10d per lb.|
|Stilton||1s. to 1s. 6d. per lb.|
|Hens||8d. to 2s. per doz.|
|Ducks'||1s. to 2s.,,|
|Geese||3s. to 4s.,,|
|Guinea Fowls'||1s. to 2s.,,|
|Plovers'||3s. to 5s.,,|
|Turkeys'||3s. to 4s.,,|
|Milk||4d. per qt.|
|Cream||1s. to 3s. per pint.|
BACON, HAM, ETC.
The cheaper parts of bacon vary from 5d. to 9d. per lb. but by reason of the quantity of bone contained in them they are not in reality more economical than the best.
|Bacon (best part).||10d to 1s. per lb.|
|English||8d to 1s.,,|
|American||7½d to 9½d.,,|
|Canadian.||7d to 9d.,,|
|Lard||7d. to 10d..,,|
|Sausages||8d. to 1s.,,|
PROVISIONS AND HOUSEHOLD REQUISITES.
For groceries, tinned provisions, jams, biscuits and other household requisites, the prices quoted will be found a fair average of those charged by the principal provision dealers and grocers in London and the chief provincial towns.
Tinned meats, soups, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables now occupy an important place in our food supply, being available at any time, and handy substitutes when fresh provisions are difficult to procure. In the respective chapters will be found recipes giving full directions for their use.