German Home Cooking Author:August Oetker ln Germany, the name DR. OETKER is a household word, and even outside that country the name is very familiar to many. But those who have not heard of it may find this brief Introduction helpful. — Dr. August Oetker was a chemist, a man tremendously interested in, and knowledgeable about, food in its importance to our health and general well-being... more ». He founded a factory in Bielefeld, in Western Germany, which continues to manufacture many of his own products, such as GUSTIN (corn starch powder), Baking Powder (BACKIN), and various Pudding and Blancmange Powders ? all bestsellers among German housewives.
In 1911, Dr. Oetker wrote a cookery book incorporating the knowledge and experience he had acquired over the years. The book had an immediate and overwhelming success in his own country. Since then, over twelve million copies have been sold. In Bielefeld a fully qualified research staff, working in a beautifully equipped model testing kitchen, constantly check and revise the original recipes, adding many new ones as kitchen and cooking conditions change with the times. Each new edition of the OETKER cookery book published since 1911 has been brought up-to-date, Lind because of its continuing usefulness, this book has not only retained but increased its popularity.
Now for the first time we present an English edition of the OETKER cookery book. Many Germans who have settled in the U. S. A., Canada, Australia and other English-speaking countries are familiar with the book through long use. Their children may appreciate this modern English version of an old family friend.
New readers will discover that Oetker methods and recipes are simple, practical and economical; and will find OETKER products easy to use and delicious to eat. Many of the recipes ? particularly those in the comprehensive sections on cakes and soups ? are full of ideas new to English-speaking housewives, who may enjoy trying out these long-standing German favourites.
We are confident that this first English edition of the OETKER GERMAN HOME COOKING will be as useful and popular as its many predecessors.« less