Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Willi reads

Willi has expanded his reading horizons to a fascinating book where literature meets photography:

Fried, Dinah,  Fictitious dishes : an album of literature's most memorable meals

PN56.F59 F75 2014

Fictitious Dishes serves up a delectable assortment of photographic interpretations of culinary moments from contemporary and classic literature. Showcasing famous meals such as the madcap tea party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the watery gruel from Oliver Twist, the lavish chicken breakfast from To Kill a Mockingbird, the stomach-turning avocado-and-crabmeat salad from The Bell Jar, and the seductive cupcakes from The Corrections, this unique volume pairs each place setting with the text from the book that inspired its creation. Interesting food facts and entertaining anecdotes about the authors, their work, and their culinary predilections complete this charming book, which is sure to whet the appetites of lovers of great literature and delicious dishes.

[the author is Dinah Fried.  Get it: Fried Fish???]

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