Welcome to Eat Your Books!

If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs.

Become a member and you can create your own personal ‘Bookshelf’. Imagine having a single searchable index of all your recipes – both digital and print!

Beryl Wood


Beryl Wood was born and brought up in Kent. As a young woman she worked as secretary to Dr Grantly Dick-Read in Johannesburg, and on her employees return to England her responsibilities included running the market garden interests near Petersfield. Later her career spanned pest control, caravans and catering, and managing a uniquely women only private car hire firm and finally restaurant work. Beryl Wood died in 1975.