“Fictitious Dishes” by Dinah Fried – a must read

What a delectable dish of single page dosage of words and pictures about the food we read in novels.

‘Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals’

Check out the link: and be prepared to have snacks nearby, or not.  The book is a delight of the mind and senses.  If you don’t click the hyperlink above, try this:

“Just as reading great novels can transport you to another time and place, meals – good and bad ones alike – can conjure scenes very far away from the table,” writes graphic designer Dinah Fried in the introduction to her new book, Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals. In the book, just out from Harper Design, Fried recreates and photographs culinary moments from 50 well-known books, from Ramona Quimby’s inspired pairing of mashed potatoes and jelly in Beverly Cleary’s Beezus and Ramona to a grapefruit slashed to pieces with a hunting knife in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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