Monday, November 29, 2021

The Brides of Maracoor

Book menu for The Brides of Maracoor by Gregory Maguire

Food mentioned in The Brides of Maracoor
Apricots, 20, 144, 150, 213
Bread with tarragon honey, 54
Grapes, 55, 271
Bread and goat cheese, 55
Anise flavored water, 72
Wine, 77-78, 110
Bread and cheese, 89
Cured meats, 89
Oranges, 89, 159
Hot apple wine with butter, 93
Brandy, 110
Mackerel paste on toasted flatbread, 133
Pistachios, 144
Honey cake, 212
Boiled eggs, 220
Deviled eggs, 220
Cheese biscuits, 238
Walnuts, 271
Tea, 309
Biscuits with orange curd, 336
Figs, 340
Lemonade, 367
Pretzels, 367

Books mentioned in The Brides of Maracoor:
The Tempest / William Shakespeare, epigraph
The Magus / John Fowles, epigraph

Some of my favorite quotes for The Brides of Maracoor:
"Another word for poverty of choice is innocence.", p.12

"To the world and beyond what we know.", [the toast on p. 59]

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Page numbers refer to the hardcover edition (ISBN 9780063093966)

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