What better way to enjoy Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel than to make the Courtesan Au Chocolat!
Forget about setting the salt shaker on your TV tray. The big fat tears rolling down your cheeks will scratch out any need for table salt. I’ve been feeling like Tita in “Como agua para chocolate,” seasoning my food with my sorrows, ever since I first heard the news that legendary Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is retiring from movie-making.
In Tortilla Soup food plays several roles. First, as Robin Balthrope writes in Reel Food, food represents ethnicity and culture. The opening scenes show the father character, Martin, grilling cactus and peppers, creating a colorful feast for his family. The chef in the film is the protector of tradition.
In keeping with Epicurious Oscar tradition, it’s once again time for our annual Academy Awards Movie Menus. Get ready to celebrate this year’s Best Picture nominees with recipes inspired by each of the nine nominated films. You may want to choose your menu based on your favorite film or the dishes that appeal to you most. […]