"By the bye, as I must leave off being young, I find many douceurs in being a sort of chaperon for I am put on the sofa near the fire and can drink as much wine as I like." Letter to Cassandra, 1813
Enjoy a drink with Jane with this book full of cocktail recipes to celebrate the novels and many characters created by Jane Austen. Have fun creating these delicious drinks and raise the spirits of all Jane Austen fans!
Jane Austen captured the fancies and foibles of Regency England - and every delightful page of this book celebrates the picnics, luncheons, dinner parties and glamorous balls of Austen s world. At these social engagements, gossip reigned, love flourished and drinks flowed. Discover an exotic world of cobblers, crustas, flips, punches, shrubs, slings, sours and toddies, with recipes that evoke the past but suit today's tastes.
Raise your glass to Sense and Sensibility with a Brandon Old-Fashioned, Elinorange Blossom, Hot Barton Rum or Just a Dashwood. Toast Pride and Prejudice with a Cousin Collins, Fizzy Miss Lizzie, Gin & Bennet or Salt & Pemberley.
Brimming with enlightening quotes from the novels and Austen's letters and featuring beautiful photographs and period design, this intoxicating volume is a must-have for any devoted Janeite.
Hardback - 2019