>You are Cordially Invited to JASNA-Vermont’s August Meeting
“Dining with Jane Austen”with Julienne Gehrer*
Saturday, 2 December 2017, 1 - 3 pm Crestwood Condominiums 5401 Brookside Blvd, Kansas City, Mo 64112
A careful study of Jane Austen's letters reveals a woman passionate about many topics, especially food. “You know how interesting the purchase of a sponge-cake is to me”(Ltr. 15 June 1808). Join us for a culinary journey revealing details of the author's life through the foods on her plate. See favorite dishes recreated from two manuscript cookbooks held within the Austen family circle. Learn how the three-year research project led to attic-to-cellar photography at Jane Austen’s House Museum. See the first views of the author’s family recipes shown on family china in family houses.