Dining With Jane

“We are to have company on Friday! ……. We are to be nine at table! I am most desirous of providing not just a bill of fare suitable to such distinguished company, but one that will cause no embarrassment to our larder – or she who is its keeper”.

It is every woman’s dilemma. Guests for dinner – what to serve? For women in Jane Austen’s time it was no different.

Searching for recipes, gathering ingredients, arranging the table, preparing the food, serving it up…….

Using cookbooks of the period and of course Jane’s letters, here’s the opportunity to explore the world of Regency food.