Saturday, November 12th, 2011, at 10:30 AM at the Los Angeles Public Library
Mark Taper Auditorium, Downtown Central Library, 630 W. 5th St.
Free and open to the public
Kirstin Olsen speaking on…
“Bride-Cake and Apple Tarts: Cakes, Pies, and Other Sweets in the Time of Jane Austen”
Kirstin Olsen, author of Cooking With Jane Austen, All Things Austen, and other books, will discuss sweets and cakes in the Regency Era. She will explain the sweet and savory pies, the “bride-cake” mentioned in Emma, and other items, and explain how sweet dishes fit into a meal in the year 1800. Recipes will be provided.