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Vermont Region: Dining with Jane Austen

Aug 3

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Screen Shot 2017 07 06 at 9.46.11 AMExperience the Culinary Journey

Join us for “Dining with Jane Austen” presented by Julienne Gehrer. 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). Our 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. This event is free and open to the public.

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