New Book includes Jane Austen recipes

by Rachel Baker on November 7, 2013

The holidays are coming and what better way to impress your guests than to innundate them with food from Jane Austin books…um, right? Doesn’t everyone just love Pigeon Pie?!

Actually, there’s a new book coming out called Dinner with Mr. Darcy, published by CICO Books.

Whether it’s breakfast at Northanger Abbey, tea and cake at Mansfield Park, or one of Mrs Bennet’s dinners to impress, food is an important theme in Jane Austen’s novels.

And now, Austen fans can recreate the dishes featured in the author’s works, thanks to new book Dinner with Mr Darcy.

Written by Pen Vogler, the editor of Penguin’s Great Food series, the book also features dishes Jane and her family were known to have enjoyed.

Here, we’ve selected our top five Jane Austen recipes.

Dinner with Mr Darcy by Pen Vogler is published by CICO Books

http://www.historyextra.com/feature/top-5-jane-austen-recipes

 

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