Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey

Book menu for Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

ISBN of edition I read:  9780345803481 (paperback, Vintage Books ed.)

There was a great discussion about the Fifty Shades trilogy on NPR's On Point program today (7/11/12). Check it out:  http://onpoint.wbur.org/2012/07/11/50-shades-of-grey.

Food mentioned in Fifty Shades of Grey
 Champagne, 23-4, 54, 56, 241 389
     Bollinger champagne,250, 252,  309
     Moet & Chandon Champagne ,464
Coffee, 38-40, 128
English Breakfast Tea, 41-2, 129, 458
Blueberry muffin, 42-3
Margaritas, 56, 93
Orange juice, 65, 128, 130, 393, 395, 425
Pancakes, eggs, bacon, 71, 375
     Pancakes and bacon, 127-8, 458
Omelet, 127, 375
     Egg white omelet, 71
Wine
     Pouilly-Fume , 94
     Pinot Grigio , 152, 155
     Sancerre , 215
     Chablis , 316
     Prosecco, 338-339
Cheese with baguette, 102
Grapes, 102
Diet coke, 152, 397
Nettle soup, 153
Venison, 155
Lasagna, 163
Mixed nuts, 215, 483
Olives, 215
Oysters, 219-220, 232
Black cod with asparagus, crushed potatoes in hollandaise sauce, 222, 225, 232
Bagels, 232-3
Chinese takeout, 302, 305, 382
Pizza, 307
Chicken Caesar salad, 316-7
Cranberry juice and sparkling water, 332
Chorizo and scallops with roasted red peppers and shallots, 341-2
Beef Wellington, 343
Lemon syllabub, 344
Coke, 397
Cosmo (drink), 414, 417, 419, 425, 433
Gin and tonic, 419-421
Strawberries, 442-3, 444, 493
Croissant, 444
Gazpacho soup, 463
Steaks marinated with garlic, oil, lemon, 463
Pasta alle vongole, 483

Books/Authors mentioned in Fifty Shades of Grey :
Thomas Hardy, 47, 249
     Tess of the D'Urbervilles , 21, 54-5, 95, 225, 293, 444
William Shakespeare, 47
Jane Austen, 47
     Pride and Prejudice, 225
Bronte sisters, 47
     Jane Eyre , 225
The Wings of the Dove , 380
Upton Sinclair, 380
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 380
La Dame Aux Camelias   / Alexandre Dumas, ?

Movies mentioned in Fifty Shades of Grey:
Blade Runner ,91
The Piano,439

Music mentioned in Fifty Shades of Grey:
The Flower Duet from the Lakme Opera/ Delibes, 80
Thomas Tallis,81
     "Spem in Alium",493
Kings of Leon,81
Bach, 122-3
Alessandro Marcello, 123, 496
Amy Studt,127
Bruce Springstein,151
Snow Patrol,187, 189
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras ,316
"Witchcraft" / Frank Sinatra, 333
"La Traviata"/Verdi, 446
"Toxic" / Britney Spears, 446
Damien Rice,447
Pachelbel's Canon in D,477
"Préludes, Op.28" / Chopin,496