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Reel Cuisine: Blockbuster Dishes from the Silver Screen

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REEL CUISINE is like the Academy Awards of Gastronomy. Professional food stylist Nami Iijima has worked on the sets of more than a dozen international films and TV programs. Her dishes have inspired hunger across the globe. The Finnish/Japanese
co-production "Seagull Diner" was partially inspired by her scrumptious and worldy dishes.

In her first English language release Iij
Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Vertical (first published January 1st 2009)
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S.Q. Eries
Feb 23, 2012 S.Q. Eries rated it did not like it
Shelves: nonfiction

This being a book by a film food stylist, its strongest point is the photographs that accompany the recipes. They’re not just shot in appealing manner; each dish is presented in a way that re-creates the feel of the cinematic scene that inspired it.

Unfortunately, the format Vertical chose to release the book isn’t ideal for the content. It’s a small paperback so it’s not impressive to be a coffee-table book, and the binding is on the flimsy side for a cookbook. Cookbooks are typically s
Jan 25, 2017 Sammm rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who want to publish this kind of cookbook; make sure you do a better job.
2.5. I cannot see myself giving this more than a 3-star, which I really hate to do when it comes to cookbooks... To be honest, this book has so much potential, but personally I see a gigantic oversight that lead to this book's downfall. It has nothing to do with the recipes themselves, while I would rant about not having images of preparation steps, this book at least took the lead on one specific aspect, EVERY DISH gets a photo! You'd be surprised how many cookbooks don't do that, to a point I' ...more
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