Thursday, January 23, 2014

Twelve Years a Slave

 
Book Menu for Twevle Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

ISBN of edition I read:  9780143125419 (trade paperback, movie tie-in cover)

Food mentioned in Twelve Years a Slave :
Fried pork, 25
Gingerbread, 32
Hoe-cakes
Sweet potatoes and bacon, 59, 112
Corncake, 69, 112
Watermelon, 84
Oranges, 96
Peaches, 96
Plums 96
Pomegranate, 95-96
Biscuits and preserves, 141
Tarts, 141, 191
Pies, 141
Frosted cake, 191

Books/Authors mentioned in Twelve Years a Slave:
Uncle Tom's Cabin / Harriet Beecher Stowe, dedication
The Task: a Poem, in Six Books / William Cowper (poet), epigraph
A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin / Harriet Beecher Stowe, 185

 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Mary Poppins




Book Menu for Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

ISBN of edition I read: 0152017178 (trade paperback)

Food mentioned in Mary Poppins:
Milk, 13
Rum punch, 13
Tea, 15, 23
Raspberry jam cakes, 19-20, 23, 25
Whelks (snails), 23
Crumpets, 32
Coconut cakes, 32
Plum cake with pink icing, 32
Eggs with asparagus, 52
Scones, 83, 163
Bananas, 92
Shortbread fingers, 104
Gingerbread, 116-117, 122, 124, 126, 128
Peppermint bars, 121
Baked custard pie, 126, 163
Sponge cakes, 163
Doughnuts, 163

Books mentioned in Mary Poppins :
Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe, 28, 182
Swiss Family Robinson / Johann David Wyss, 188

Dances mentioned in Mary Poppins:
Sailor's Hornpipe, 68, 78
Polka, 68
Highland Fling, 68, 125
 
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