Jane was certainly no stranger to the kitchen. To begin, I turned to Martha Lloyd’s own household book- a little notebook she kept with many of the family’s favorite recipes. I also searched period cookbooks, like Hannah Glasse’s “Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy.” This could very well have been a staple in Mrs. Austen’s kitchen, as it is written not to “
Period recipes used in the Austen household, updated for modern kitchens.
Now you can discover Jane Austen's world in a whole new way with these authentic recipes drawn from the pages of Jane Austen's own writings. 'Cooking with Jane Austen and Friends' brings the food of the Regency Era to life, converting period recipes into easy to follow instructions for the modern cook. Here you will find over forty dishes suitable for breakfast, dinner, dessert, teas and weddings, as well as ideas for hosting your own Regency dinner, card party or tea.
By Laura Boyle, paperback edition.