GRANDMOTHER KNOWS BEST encompasses a wealth of long-forgotten knowledge on all things homely, from gardening and cooking to making and mending. Including such chapters as ‘New Clothes from Old’, ‘Waste Not Want Not’ and ‘Traditional Labour-Saving Ideas’, this book is good for the environment and for saving the pennies.
Jane Maple is a traditional cook and herbalist as well as being an author and ever supportive/ever funding grandmother to four small grandchildren. She and her husband live in Arundel, West Sussex, but are also restoring a villa with a large garden in France. In the summer, she enjoys gardening, DIY and wine tasting, while in winter she loves skiing in the French Alps.