Description - The Jane Austen Cookbook by Maggie Black
The introduction discusses Jane's own interest in food, as shown both in the novels and in her letters, and the importance of mealtimes and entertaining in the social life of her period (1775-1817), with the complete contents of Martha Lloyd's "Household Book" and the history of the manuscript, now in Jane Austen's House at Chawton, Hampshire. Delightful line drawings, prints and watercolours from contemporary sources illustrate the book.
Buy The Jane Austen Cookbook by Maggie Black from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(246mm x 188mm x 69mm)
British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - The Jane Austen Cookbook by Maggie Black
Book Reviews - The Jane Austen Cookbook by Maggie Black
Author Biography - Maggie Black
Maggie Black was a food historian and author of numerous books including The Medieval Cookbook. Deirdre Le Faye is an Austenian scholar and author of Jane Austen: A Family Record.