Friday, August 31, 2012

"Extractum carnis"

At the FT, Polly Russell on the history of Lemco "liquid beef" (FT site registration required), with special emphasis on Eva Tuite's Lemco-inspired recipe book:
Interspersed with the recipes and seasonal lists are adverts for Liebig Company products: Oxo “fluid beef” (“Energy without Waiting”) and Fray Bentos canned goods (“Always Ready, Always Acceptable”).
There is no mincing words:

1 comment:

  1. This is delightful, thanks! (I'm reminded of -- I think I first learned about all of this indirectly b'se of that MacNeice poem, )