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Novel Cuisine: Recipes That Recreate the Culinary Highlights of Famous Novels
A literary cook book with one hundred recipes, enables readers to turn fiction into fact as they indulge in the pleasure of reproducing dishes that appear in favourite novels. This book explains the significance of the fictional food, then offers an actual recipe that was in existence when the novel was written. Understandable directions with available ingredients make the ...more
Published August 1st 2000 by Fidelio Press
(first published January 1st 1999)
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A book that takes one on a journey through literature and the meals that are discussed and served, from Barchester Towers to Wuthering Heights to David Copperfield to Nineteen Eighty Four, both British and American literature is served. Recipes from classic cookbooks are included and I must say that I much prefer modern cookery to the classics of mutton, boiled fishes and game pies. There have not been many dishes that I am interested in trying but I am glad to know what kedgeree is as well as s ...more
Lots of fun to match food and literature. My book group does this for each book we read -- the refreshments are based on the book. You must have refreshments for book group, might as well learn a little more about the book through good eating!