Cooking with Jane Austen (Feasting with Fiction)

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  • One of the greatest writers of all time, Jane Austen drew upon her domestic culture to color her works. Food is central to her novels, just as it was to everyday life in Austen's England. And just as her fiction continues to captivate modern audiences, her world of breakfasts and banquets captures the imagination of contemporary readers. Many of her fans will enjoy recreating the meals she describes in her novels, while high school students will similarly gain greater appreciation for her works by learning about her food culture. Through more than 200 recipes, this book transports readers to Jane Austen's England and brings her world to contemporary kitchens. The book begins with some introductory chapters on cooking and eating in Austen's world. It then presents chapters on broad categories of food, such as beef and veal, seafood, pastries and sweets, and beverages. Each chapter includes extracts from Austen's works and from cookbooks of her period, accompanied by easy-to-follow modernized recipes. Some of these are for relatively common dishes, such as: Roast Beef Roast Pork Loin Roast Chicken Apple Pie And more. Others are for more exotic meals, such as: Fricasseed Tripe Neat's Tongue Fried Cowheel and Onion Mutton Hash Liver and Crow Mushroom Ketchup And others. The volume closes with some sample menus; glossaries of ingredients, sources, and special tools; and a bibliography of period cookbooks and modern studies.
  • Author:
    Kirstin Olsen
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641.5942
    EAN:
    9780313334634
    ISBN:
    0313334633
    Label:
    Greenwood Press
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $55.00
    Manufacturer:
    Greenwood Press
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    432
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2005-08-30
    Publisher:
    Greenwood Press
    Studio:
    Greenwood Press
    Title:
    Cooking with Jane Austen (Feasting with Fiction)

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