- What Would Jane Drink? – Coffee in Jane Austen’s Work and World 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 showed that …
- Fines Herbes in April: Adding Flavor to your Pot one way of adding delicate, fresh flavor to Georgian cooking
- Martha Lloyd’s Whooping Cough Cure 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.
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- Rendering Lard, the Regency Crisco Use your crockpot to cut back on effort and create a healthy and tasty alternative to solid shortening.
- “The Poultry Yard: The Management of Fowls”, Regency Style 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…
- Regency Cold Cream: Preserve a Pristine Complexion “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 liked …
- A Good Salve for Sore Lips Make your own chapstick for these cold winter days
- Avoiding the Tan: Regency Skin Creams A variety of recipes for combatting burns, tans and freckles
- Spring Cleaning: Recipes from Martha Lloyd’s Household Book A variety of recipes for getting your home spic and span
- Regency Head Colds and Care A Recipe for easing the aches, pains and stuffiness
- Steps to a Brilliant Complexion How to maintain a Healthy Glow: Regency Style!
- After Dinner Mints & Candies To Freshen the Breath and Ease the Stomacke
- Georgian Cosmentics: The Face of Beauty The recipes behind the Rouge
- An Easy but Certain Cure for Consumption Another great recipe from Martha Lloyd
- A Wash for the Hair This is a cleanser and brightener of the head and hair, and should be applied in the morning…
- To Whiten Silk Stockings, Blacking for Shoes …only quality goods for Jane Austen
- A Paste for Chapped Hands and Lips Caring for your Winter Skin
- English Lavender Water – History and Recipes Martha Lloyd’s recipe for Lavender Water. Also instructions for French Linen Lavender Water.
- Milk of Roses Valentines, roses and true love