Like many people at this time of year, I've been wondering what to do with all the left-over Christmas turkey and ham. I decided to cook up a dish of turkey with couscous, having been inspired by a meal consumed in Raymond Benson's James Bond novel, Doubleshot,
How does James Bond kill time in Berlin before attempting to kill a KGB sniper? In the short story “The Living Daylights”, we find out.
Poor Q. There he is, in No Time To Die, preparing a romantic meal at his London home, when James Bond and Moneypenny appear at the front door. For Q, it seems to be a case of no time to cook.
No Time To Die shows Bond doing something we haven't seen him do since A View To A Kill: cook some food, in this case French-style pancakes or crêpes.
What is the most delicious meal James Bond has ever had in his life? Stone crabs, which is accompanied by melted butter, toast, and Champagne.
One of the more puzzling dishes offered to James Bond by Messrs Wint and Kidd on board the cruise ship at the end of Diamonds Are Forever is salade utopia.
Always willing to sample the essential flavours of the places he visits, James Bond happily consumes a plate of fried chicken Maryland at New York’s Ma Frazier’s in Live and Let Die.
When it comes to a choice between Russian caviar and Peking duck, James Bond doesn't have a preference. As he tells his female companion at the start of You Only Live Twice (1967), he loves them both.
Mousseline sauce is a useful sauce for anyone wishing to eat like James Bond. It's versatile, being suitable for a variety of dishes.
Scaramanga lives rather well in the The Man With The Golden Gun , enjoying as he does the services of a Cordon Bleu-trained chef, Nick Nack. Among Nick Nack's creations is fried mushrooms.