Thursday, March 3, 2016

Cure it with Movies/Books: Masterchef

A few weeks ago, during an episode of the famous cooking show "Masterchef", the contestants had to replicate dishes made in famous movies...They had to do sushi inspired by "Kill Bill" or the apple pie that Meg Ryan asks in "When Harry met Sally", but also Italian classics like the tomato and artichokes spaghetti in the movie "Il Postino" (the Postman).

It was so fun to watch and, since cooking shows like Masterchef, Hell's Kitchen or Bake Off are so popular right now, I thought to put on a themed list!

Here's to you my choices!
MOVIES

Chocolat (2000) by Lasse Hallström. With  Juliette BinocheJudi Dench, Alfred Molina and Johnny Depp.
No Reservations (2007) by Scott Hicks. With  Catherine Zeta-JonesAaron EckhartPatricia Clarkson and Abigail Breslin
Julie & Julia (2009) by Nora Ephron. With  Amy AdamsMeryl StreepChris Messina and Stanley Tucci.
Chef (2014) by Jon Favreau. With Jon FavreauJohn Leguizamo, Oliver Platt, Emjay Anthony  and Sofia Vergara.
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) by Lasse Hallström. With Helen MirrenOm PuriManish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon.
Burnt (2015) by John Wells. With  Bradley CooperSienna MillerDaniel Brühl, Emma Thompson and Omar Sy.

Also:
Les Saveurs du Palais - literally "The flavors of the Palace" (2012)
The Lunch Box (2013)
and if you want to see "26 Iconic Foods from Disney Movies" click HERE

BOOKS

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The Ingredients of Love by Nicolas Barreau - my review HERE
Meet me at the  Cupcake Cafè by Jenny Colgan 
Suddenly Last Summer by Sarah Morgan


I don't know that many books "food themed", so if you have other suggestions...leave a comment!


Movie & Books photo credits: movieinsider.com & goodreads.com

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