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    DescriptionThere is no meal on this planet or any other that Heston Blumenthal can't prepare. In spring 2009, on his British television series "Heston's Feasts," he re-created the impossible "Drink Me" potion from Alice in Wonderland and reinvented Henry VIII 's mythical Cockentrice. In Heston's "Fantastical Feasts," the chef extraordinaire prepares six incredible new feasts inspired by history, literature, and legend, and takes us along for the ride.In this imaginatively illustrated book, each chapter charts the realization of a feast, with its challenges and ideas, culminating with the final recipes. The book consists of a Willy Wonka Feast, a Fairy Tale Feast, an Edwardian Feast, a Gothic Feast, a '70s Feast, and--of course--a Feast of the Future. Delving deep into the world of each dish, Blumenthal creates poison apples, transforms pumpkins into carriages, and builds Edwardian gingerbread houses with sugar windows. Scouring Italy for rare mushrooms and Switzerland for wild boar, he records the journeys and inspiration behind each meal, laying it all out in grandly illustrated detail. Witness his delectable riffs on Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham" and Roald Dahl's "Lickable Wallpaper," and even try the recipe if you dare.Featuring ornate illustrations by artist Tom Lane and an exuberant interior design, Heston's "Fantastical Feasts " is a mind-boggling and irrepressible new accomplishment from one of the most electric chefs in the world.


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    Title
    Heston's Fantastical Feasts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Heston Blumenthal, Illustrated by Tom Lane, By (photographer) Andy Sewell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 319
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,066 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781608193691
    ISBN 10: 1608193691
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    BIC subject category V2: WJX
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WBA
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WBV
    LC classification: TX
    B&T Approval Code: A97406000
    BISAC V2.8: CKB029000
    Abridged Dewey: 642
    BISAC V2.8: CKB101000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14590
    BISAC V2.8: CKB000000
    Thema V1.0: WBR, WJX, WBV
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Publication date
    28 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York