food in literature library

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I’ve grown up surrounded by books my whole life, so I know that the right book can change your world. In the case of these following books, they inspire or direct. I’m adding as a go, so stop in from time to time.

 the book lovers cookbook  LIterary Feasts  A food lovers treasury
  The Book Lover’s Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them[Shaunda Wenger]Out of all these books, this is the one that rocks my little sockettes. The book is crammed full of quotes and matching recipes from a huge range of books, and ones that you’ll have likely read or at least heard of. Where possible, they’ve organised the recipes, first under the meal (eg salad) and then under the main ingredient, like chicken. If there’s just one book you get, this will keep you reading and cooking for the next few years.Find it on Amazon or Abebooks  Literary Feasts: Recipes from the Classics of Literature
[Barbara Scrafford]Not as big as The Book Lover’s Cook Book, but if you want recipes that come straight out of the book (ie they mention lobster mousse in the novel, then lobster mousse is the recipe you’re getting), this is as ‘authentic’ as they come.
 A Food Lover’s Treasury
This book is one filled with quotes… and quotes and quotes. Some we knew, a lot we didn’t. Still, a handy book to have around for a moment of food literature inspiration.
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The Literary Gourmet: Menus from Masterpieces
Literary Gourmet  walks you through the ‘heavy weights’ of literature, organised by century. Starting with The Bible, you’ll find menus and recipes for Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, Jane Austen’s Emma and Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, amongst many others.
Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes
A fantastic book for Roald Dahl fans or kids with easy to make family friendly recipes. There’s also another recipe book out Roald Dahl’s Even More Revolting Recipes.
The Book Club Cookbook, Revised Edition: Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s FavoriteBooks and Authors
This is the biggest out of all of the books listed here. If you aren’t fussed about accuracy and just want food inspired by for your bookclub, this is a wonderful book. And for its size, the price is crazy low at the time of writing this ($8.78 and it’s a 512 page book).