Film Food and I

Film Food and I

by Francesca White

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Overview

Film and food have come a long way, especially in the last 40 years. Chefs create increasingly complex, extravagant dishes. The term 'Foodie' has become a part of our vernacular. There are countless food-related TV shows, as well as movies, incorporating food in the title and/or storyline.

From 'Chef' to 'Julie, Julia', many motion pictures in recent years have been about famous chefs or include food in the title, such as 'Chocolat'. Food becomes another character, adding to the richness of the storyline.

Film Food and I has many ingredients, including the personal insights and memoirs of its author. It covers some of our social history: chapters on Popcorn, Chocolate, Coffee and television shows. Also complementing the subject matter are 15 of the author's own film food related recipes.

Film Food and I is not the definitive book on film or food, it is fun, food and film.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781528911900
Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd.
Publication date: 12/12/2019
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Australian born with Russian and Italian heritage, Francesca credits her mother for introducing her to books and films (everything from Hollywood greats to Russian cinema). Throughout the years, Francesca has worked as a make-up artist (for film); was on radio; researched material for film and for TV film guides; was production coordinator for a TV drama series and developed her own documentary project. She began research for 'Film Food' in the mid-1990s, finally completing the book after time off, recovering from cancer. Francesca is married with one adult son.

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