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Cooking with the Movies: Meals on Reels Anthony F. Chiffolo

Cooking with the Movies: Meals on Reels

Anthony F. Chiffolo

Published August 20th 2010
ISBN : 9780313350306
Hardcover
277 pages
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Food has always been a key ingredient on the big screen, yet no book has ever been devoted to recreating the meals served in famous films. Now, for film buffs--and anyone else whose mouth has watered over on-screen culinary delights--there is theMoreFood has always been a key ingredient on the big screen, yet no book has ever been devoted to recreating the meals served in famous films. Now, for film buffs--and anyone else whose mouth has watered over on-screen culinary delights--there is the delicious Cooking with the Movies: Meals on Reels.Cooking with the Movies recreates featured meals from 14 noted films--including Babettes Feast, Big Night, Chocolat, Goodfellas, Tampopo, Titanic, and Tortilla Soup--that span a wide range of cuisines and cultures, from French to Mexican to Japanese. Each chapter provides the menu and full recipes for preparing and cooking the dishes depicted on screen, with photos of how each can be served. Along with precise directions, the authors analyze the importance of the foods served and the context of the meals in the storyline of the film. Illuminated with plot summaries, dialogue from the movies, and, when possible, interviews with actors or directors, Cooking with the Movies provides fascinating behind-the-scenes insights for foodies and film buffs alike. More information is available at www.cookingwiththemovies.com.