Fictitious Dishes: An Album Of Literature's Most Memorable Meals by Dinah FriedFictitious Dishes: An Album Of Literature's Most Memorable Meals by Dinah Fried

Fictitious Dishes: An Album Of Literature's Most Memorable Meals

byDinah Fried

Hardcover | April 15, 2014

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Fifty Iconic Culinary Scenes from Literary Classics Sure to Delight Readers, Foodies, and Photo-Junkies Alike

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.

Dinah Fried is a designer, art director, and writer. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, her work has been recognized by and featured internationally in various media, such asBon Appétit,The Guardian, theHuffington Post,New Yorkmagazine,The New Yorker, National Public Radio, and Andrew Sullivan’s blogThe Dish. Her design c...
Title:Fictitious Dishes: An Album Of Literature's Most Memorable MealsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 5.88 × 8.25 × 0.54 inPublished:April 15, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062279831

ISBN - 13:9780062279835

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute gift for a lit-loving friend. I bought this cute little book to give to a bookworm friend. I think she liked it, hahaha!
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Imaginative and fun Do not expect a cookbook, this is more fun, a charming excursion into dishes one finds in various treasured books. The only mistake is found with Peter Rabbit because the author is too young to know what bread and milk for supper means! It is not a piece of bread on a plate with a cup of milk, but rather a bowl of torn up pieces of good bread soaked in warm milk with a little butter and perhaps some cinnamon and raisins. A Victorian treat for supper. A lovely little book and a great gift.
Date published: 2014-07-14