Whether the characters are eating, drinking, or in other ways making merry, food is an important part of many novels, poems, and other literary works. Taste the flavors of books and literature as you read about favorite characters from literary masters. Read more about cooking and literature!
The recipes in this cookbook feature omelettes from Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women," Ichabod's Slapjacks from "Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," Henrietta's Sweet Yam Soup from Alice Walker's "The Color Purple," and Carrot Pudding from Charles Dickens
's "A Christmas Carol."
In this book, Kim Wilson offers an overview of the history and culture of tea, with selected text and discussions related to Jane Austen
's works. Discover the rituals of tea, and view illustrations.
Discover the food that book clubs cook to go along with the reading selections. "The Book Club Cookbook" includes 100 popular book club selections, along with tips on selecting and preparing food that to go along with the reading.
Food features prominently in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books. Here, you'll find more than 100 recipes from her childhood, with simple everyday recipes to full-course Christmas dinner.
Roger and Linda Welsch collected recipes from the Willa Cather's family recipe files, from period cookbooks, and from ethnic recipe collections. Discover the molasses beer, corn soup, biscuits, and other recipes. Get a taste of those novels like "My Antonia."
6. Eat My Words: Reading Women's Lives through the Cookbooks They WroteIn "Eat My Words," Janet Theophano goes back to 17th-century cookbooks and moves forward through time to show how women gave voice to their stories and cultures through recipes.
Anna Shapiro pairs 25 selections from novels and short stories with recipes for Orange Bread, Apple and Cheese Bread, and Sesame Loaf, crunchy roast potatoes, the best chocolate mousse, and cafe con leche. Read from Jane Austen
's "Emma," from Doris Lessing's "A Good Neighbour," and Tolstoy
's "Anna Karenina."
Ernest Hemingway said, "I have discovered that there is romance in food when romance has disappeared from everywhere else." Read more about recipes and literature, with 50 black-and-white photos.
9. The Joyce of Cooking: Food and Drink in James Joyce's Dublin"The Joyce of Cooking" features more than 200 recipes from the writings of James Joyce. Delight in Irish cuisine as you read the relevant passage from "Ulysses" or "Finnegan's Wake."
Meals and manners come together in this celebration of Jane Austen
's works and characters. Savor Vegetable Pie and Herb Pudding to Gooseberry Vinegar and Ginger Beer.