Table of Contents Foreword Acknowledgments Notes on the Text Introduction 'Happy, Happy Breakfast': Tea in the Morning Breakfast with the Austens * Breakfast with Mr Darcy * Tea and Toast, or Strong Beer and Sturgeon? * Town and Country Style * A Grand Breakfast with the Austens at Stoneleigh Abbey * Recipes for Morning Cents & Sensibility: Tea and Shopping 'A bustling hour or two shopping' * 'This Scene of Dissipation and Vice' * Miss Austen Shops in Style * Wonderful Wedgwood * Tea on Horseback * Smouch and Sheep's Dung * A Visit to Twinings * A Delectable Assortment of Treats * An Ice with Jane Austen 'That Best of All Travelling Liquors': Tea Away from Home Rakes and Courtesans in the Garden * Tea al Fresco * Tea on the Road * Tea for the Stranded * In Mrs La Tournelle's Parlour * Tea and Grog * Officers and Gentlemen * Emma's Box Hill Picnic and Captain Wentworth's Mess 'The Tea!-The Tea!-The Wholesome Tea!': Tea and Health Tempest in a Teapot * The Apothecary's Arsenal * Herbs and Dandelions * Tea and the Delicate Constitution * Tea for Oppressed Heroines * Spiritual Refreshment and Inspiration * Tea with That Little Something Extra * Proper Nourishment for the Sick 'You Must Drink Tea with Us Tonight': Tea in the Evening At the End of the Day * Waiting for Tea * A Quiet Family Evening * Pleasant Little Parties * An Elegant Entertainment * 'Every thing so good!"'* A Splendid Supper * Dishes for a Grand Entertainment 'A Good Dish of Tea': Making the Perfect Cup Bibliography Index
KIM WILSON is a writer, editor, and gardener who lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and is a longtime member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Her other title for Frances Lincoln is In the Garden with Jane Austen (9780711225947).
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