The Prison Cookbook

The Prison Cookbook

Peter Higginbotham


This copiously illustrated ebook takes the lid off the true tale of felony foodstuff. together with the whole textual content of an unique felony cookery handbook compiled at Parkhurst criminal in 1902, it examines the historical past of felony catering from the center a while (when prisoners have been anticipated to pay for his or her personal board and accommodation while within) during the nefarious prisons of the Victorian age and directly to the current day. With sections on criminal lifestyles, punishments, the nutrients on board transportation vessels and floating felony hulks, and the paintings of reformers akin to John Howard and Elizabeth Fry, who enormously more desirable the stipulations of these who have been positioned at the back of bars, this evocative and specific booklet indicates the reader precisely what 'doing porridge' entailed.

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