By Rudy Caretti Tea or coffee? It’s one of the great British dilemmas… Despite our image as a nation of tea lovers, the numbers tell a different story. According to a report by Mintel Coffee UK, about 70 million cups of coffee were sold each day in Britain in 2008. Another report released in 2012… Read more about What Would Jane Drink? – Coffee in Jane Austen’s Work and World
one way of adding delicate, fresh flavor to Georgian cooking
With Whooping Cough (Pertussis) reaching epidemic levels in recent years, a push to promote vaccination against it has received renewed publicity. As part of the DTP and DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) dose, we now have the ability to avoid these illnesses which were, in Jane Austen’s time, without prevention or cure. In some countries,… Read more about Martha Lloyd’s Whooping Cough Cure
Use your crockpot to cut back on effort and create a healthy and tasty alternative to solid shortening.
In Regency times, a well stocked poultry yard was a necessity to any country home. Household books of the time carried tips for managing them…
“How very ill Eliza Bennet looks this morning, Mr. Darcy,” she cried; “I never in my life saw any one so much altered as she is since the winter. She is grown so brown and coarse! Louisa and I were agreeing that we should not have known her again.” However little Mr. Darcy might have… Read more about Regency Cold Cream: Preserve a Pristine Complexion
Make your own chapstick for these cold winter days
A variety of recipes for combatting burns, tans and freckles