Nebraska Region: Dining with Jane Austen
Spring Tea featuring Julienne Gehrer
The JASNA Nebraska Spring 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.
The tea is open to JASNA members with a ticket cost of $20.
Julienne will also sharing her insights and updates on the September 28-30 JASNA AGM, which will be held in Kansas City.
For more information, email the Regional Coordinator.