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Greater Louisville Region: Dining with Jane Austen

Dec 2

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Holiday Tea featuring Julienne Gehrer

Screen Shot 2017 07 06 at 9.44.55 AMThe JASNA Greater Louisville Birthday Tea will feature Julienne Gehrer, author of Dining with Jane Austen. We will explore the world of Jane Austen through the foods and dining experiences familiar to her.  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. 

JASNA Members are free; Guests are $10 per person. RSVP is required, due to limited seating. RSVP to Regional Coordinator.