A Literary Feast Recipes Inspired by Novels Poems and Plays One cannot think well love well sleep well if one has not dined well Virginia Woolf A Room of One s OwnFrom the moment Oliver asks if he can have some gruel to the first time Harry sees the Great

  • Title: A Literary Feast: Recipes Inspired by Novels, Poems and Plays
  • Author: Jennifer Barclay
  • ISBN: 9781849537377
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
  • One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well Virginia Woolf, A Room of One s OwnFrom the moment Oliver asks if he can have some gruel to the first time Harry sees the Great Hall banquet overflowing with unbelievable delights, food in literature has served itself as a feast for the imagination, where sights, smells and tastes are only a pag One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well Virginia Woolf, A Room of One s OwnFrom the moment Oliver asks if he can have some gruel to the first time Harry sees the Great Hall banquet overflowing with unbelievable delights, food in literature has served itself as a feast for the imagination, where sights, smells and tastes are only a page turn away.This carefully crafted book couples both famous and unusual dishes in literature with recipes on how to prepare them, including Turkish delight Edmund wouldn t be able to resist, a fruit salad the goblin men would covet and cucumber sandwiches even Algernon would eat in public A fantastic feast awaits your senses, just open the book and you will see.

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    1. This book combines my two great loves of food and reading. Allowing me to reminisce on many books I have read, this collection of foody quotes from many memorable authors, draws inspiration from the lives of fictitious characters, and designs recipes that bring these works of fiction to life in the kitchen. Some of my favourite recipes include Zola's endives and oranges, Tolstoy's mushroom pate and Austen's baked apples. My feeling with this book is that it would have been of even additional int [...]

    2. This is the second recipe book that combines my love of food and cooking (the first being Recipe for Murder: Frightfully Good Food Inspired by Fiction) and while I may not have enjoyed this quite as much as that one it is still a superb collection of tales that ties in not only with individual works but also with the authors themselves. Each recipe is preceded by a quote or extract and many have a bit of additional explanation to tie them into the works and/or author chosen. You also get a bit o [...]

    3. A sheer delight! Books and food are two of my favourite things. When I discovered this book I simply had to buy it and it didn't disappoint! I couldn't stop reading it, entranced to find quotes from my favourite books and authors, and was sold at the introduction 'for eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably' CS Lewis. They surely are! This book is perfect for dipping in and out of for lifting the spirits, The recipes are simple and perfect to rustle up then settle down with a [...]

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