Tag: food from fiction
The novel opens in the Special Collections at Chicago’s Newberry Library in 1991, when an over-the-moon 20-year old Clare Abshire comes face to face with 28-year old Henry for the first time in 2 years. She has known him almost her whole life. He has no idea who she is. Stunned, he accepts Clare’s invitation to dinner, and this remarkable love story begins (again) at the Beau Thai, over bowls of spicy chicken soup for him and mild beef curry for her.
Do you have a meal from a favourite book that you’ve always wanted to try? I decided to start this new segment at Island Vittles with a dish from one of my favourite books of all time, Voyager from the Outlander series.
See the whole post for a heavenly brioche sausage roll recipe inspired by the book, plus an exclusive email interview with the bestselling author herself, Diana Gabaldon, where she talks about food, recipes and her trick to avoiding the after dinner dishes for over 30 years.