Gift Nine: Old Timey Recipes to Make Your Holiday Special
Foods from the Yellow Admiral includes recipes for Syllabub and Ratafia Biscuits. They will take time to make, but they would add to an authentic Jane Austen Christmas.
Cooking With Jane Austen: This partial Google book describes the foods popular during Jane's time and includes a number of recipes. Better yet, you can order your own copy at this link. Here's the recipe for-
Broiled Mutton Chops: 6 lamb loin chops, 2 T water, 2 T butter, 1 shallot thinly sliced, 1 T mushroom ketchup, 1/2 tsp salt. Heat the broiler or barbecue grill. Grill or broil the lamb chops on each side until the desired degree of doneness. Meanwhile, heat the water, shallot, mushroom ketchup, and salt together in a small pan. Serve the sauce in a small dish alongside the chops.
If you live in Lichfield, the library will host a Jane Austen's Christmas on December 19th where guests will be able to hear a recipe of Jane's own seasonal puddings. Yum.
Posted Laurel Ann (Austenprose) and Vic (Jane Austen's World)