The Little Library Cookbook

The Little Library Cookbook

100 Recipes From your Favorite Books

Book - 2017
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"What a joy this is for hungry readers everywhere: stylish, fun and clever. If there is comfort food, there is also comfort reading, and The Little Library Cookbook is it." --Bee Wilson
This enchanting collection of over 100 literary-themed recipes will delight booklovers.

Would you like to taste Paddington Bear's marmalade? Or a clam chowder from Moby Dick ? Drawing from her popular food blog, The Little Library Café, Kate Young has created more than 100 recipes inspired by beloved works of fiction--classics and contemporary bestsellers alike, including stories for all ages. The appealing cookbook offers delectable dishes to serve for breakfast, family dinners, holiday meals, midnight feasts, and parties and celebrations. You'll learn how to prepare the afternoon tea served at Manderley and decadent tarts the Queen of Hearts would love--all while reading food-related excerpts from your favorite books.
Published: New York :, Sterling Epicure,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781454930129
Branch Call Number: 641.5 YOU
Characteristics: xix, 300 pages :,color illustrations ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Timms, Lean - Photographer


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Mar 05, 2019

This is a fun book to look in and spend time with on occasion. Great to add to a collection. The title is a bit misleading - the recipes really have nothing to do with the stories themselves, but the author connected the story with a recipe in her own mind, rather than compiling recipes originating from each story. Still, a good companion when in a literary mood - cooking good comfort food while reading a good book.

Feb 22, 2019

A delightful glimpse into the life of a young woman with a love of both books and delicious dishes. The author takes us along for a ride from Australia to London and she introduces us to some of the stories that have inspired the offerings in this special cookbook.

Dec 18, 2018

Lots of narrative in this cookbook to keep you interested, and the recipes aren't bad either. I made the Crumpets and they were easy to make and turned out pretty tasty with butter and honey.


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