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Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Fork Handler

Blog posts : "Adult fiction food"

Stoverij from INCONCEIVABLE! by Tegan Wren

A snippet of a scene from INCONCEIVABLE! 

John hovered a table covered in pieces of lace. “[…] Don’t you think you need to take home some Brussels lace?[…]” […] “What’s stoverij?” I asked. “It’s a meat stew, a classic Flemish dish. They add a nice bit of strong beer from one of t…

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Grilled cheese sandwiches from THE ART FORGER by B.A. Shapiro

Grilled cheeses/cherry tomatoes/basil sandwiches

“We’re in the kitchen, and he’s making grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches, which  I'm thinking are going to be about as close to my two-American-cheese singles-on-white-bread as his macaroni and cheese was to my Kraft special. He slides his c…

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(Cover reveal and) Raisin Cinnamon Scones from INCONCEIVABLE! by Tegan Wren (Fiction)

(Cover Reveal and) Raisin Cinnamon Scones from INCONCEIVABLE! by Tegan Wren.

The story: A romance with a modern medical twist which follows Hatty Brunelle (a Missouri Ozarks native and journalism student at Toulene’s Royal University) and John Meinrad (the dreamy Prince of Toulene, a small E…

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Meal from JOYLAND by Stephen King (Fiction)

 
Tuna-and-macaroni salad, smoothie, and Fig Newtons from JOYLAnd by Stephen King

The story: a 21 year-old boy’s summer, at Joyland amusement park in North Carolina in 1973.

Excerpt from JOYLAND by Stephen King (First hard case crime edition: June 2013; paper back): “I went into the …

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Apple strudel from THE GOLEM AND THE JINNI by Helene Wecker (Fiction/literary)

Apple strudel from THE GOLEM AND THE JINNI by Helene Wecker.

The story: the separate journeys of a Golem and a Jinni who discover New York in 1899 and cross paths.

"The Golem went to the Rabbi’s that night carrying an apple strudel carefully, wrapped. She walked with long strides, stret…

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Satisfying Space Reads: fiction and non-fiction

The story: Presumed dead, an astronaut finds himself stranded and alone on Mars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If the oxygenator breaks down, I’ll suffocate. If the water reclaimer breaks down, I’ll die of thirst. If th…

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Chicago World's Columbian Exposition 1893

Meal from THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY  by Erik Larson (Paperback 2004 Edition p. 98):

Filet Mignon à la Rossini; Fond d'Artichaut farci (stuffed artichoke heart); Potatoes à la Duchesse

  

 

FILETS MIGNONS À LA ROSSINI

3 tbsp truffle oil (or vegetable oil) + 4 shallots…

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