The playing card sticking out from underneath the saucer is a dead giveaway, as is the watery gruel... but what imaginary character considered the pile of rotting food? And who munched on those pigs in blankets?
Dinah Fried's Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature's Most Memorable Meals is a delectable combination of literature, photography, and food. By combing through the classics, recreating the meals she found described, and photographing the results, Fried nudges us back into some of the most delicious parts of our favourite novels. Do you remember the tastes of the classics?
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
On The Road, Jack Kerouac
The Catcher In The Rye, J.D. Salinger
Heidi, Joanna Spyri
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Metamorphosis, Frank Kafka
Swann's Way, Marcel Proust
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett