Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

One of the most enjoyable things I've found about reading Pride and Prejudice is the wealth of information on the web. If I have any little question, Google answers me with a plethora of hits. The only problem is not getting caught up in all the interesting tid-bits I've found and getting back to actually reading...

 

“As for the ball, it is quite a settled thing; and as soon as Nichols has made white soup enough I shall send round my cards..."  Charles Bingley

 

What is white soup? On the hunt I went...

 

http://www.janeausten.co.uk/regency-white-soup/

 

Though not something I'll be making for Thanksgiving, interesting, no? Letting it sit all night skiives me out a bit for sure...reminds me of that nursery rhyme "peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old". Thank god for modern conveniences like refrigerators.

 

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.janeausten.co.uk/regency-white-soup