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Elle Jauffret

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Blog posts : "fiction food"

A meal from CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi

The book: CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi. A young maji/outcast and a princess become unlikely allies on a quest to unlock the power of the gods and allow maji to reclaim their place in Orïsha.  (YA fantasy)

“[...] I sprint fast, almost knocking a basket of plantain off he…

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Salad from Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe (Fiction, grade 2-5)

“I got a good look at the tomato. There were suspicious marks on the skin. […] I believe they’re teeth marks. […] “The Mark of the Vampire!” / “There must be something wrong with our refrigerator. That’s it. It’s turning all the vegetables white.” / “It was a big bowl of salad! […]…

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SIEGE AND STORM by Leigh Bardugo - a three-course meal

Among the several dishes mentioned in SIEGE AND STORM by Leigh Bardugo, we chose the following three: Brandied Cuckoo, Mushrooms Baked In Cream, Honey Mousse  (SIEGE AND STORM, Hardcover p.196-197)

Mushrooms Baked In Cream  (Hardcover p.196)

1 lb mushrooms (baby portabella best)

1 t…

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RYEVOST's lamb and fresh bread

"My mouth watered at the smells of roasting lamb and fresh bread, and I treated myself to an apple as I refreshed my supplies of hard cheese and dried meat." S&B (hardcover p. 252)

Roasted lamb steaks with mint (for 4)

2 lamb steaks
2 tsp mustard (Dijon best)
1/4 medium onion (coarsely chopp…

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