n Charlie Higson's new story, On His Majesty's Secret Service, James Bond is on a mission to thwart a plot by one Æthelstan of Wessex to disrupt the coronation of King Charles III. All the elements that make a cracking Bond adventure are there: M's briefing, the locations, brutal violence, the mad villain, the mysterious women, Bond's reflectons on life and death, and of course the food.
Where does James Bond eat in Paris? Part 3: Grand Vefour
If not dining at the Caneton, Lucas-Carton, or the Cochon d'Or, when in Paris, James Bond dines at the Grand Vefour, as we learn in the short story, 'From a View to a Kill'.
Where does James Bond eat in Paris? Part 2: Lucas-Carton
We learn in the short story 'From a View to a Kill' that James Bond, when in Paris, would typically dine in one of four restaurants. One of them is Lucas-Carton, an establishment that was - and still is - situated at 9 place de la Madeleine.
Where does James Bond eat in Paris? Part 1: Cochon d’Or
As we learn in the short story, 'From a View to a Kill', Bond normally choses one of several restaurants for lunch: the Véfour, the Caneton, Lucas-Carton or the Cochon d'Or.
A taste of Cortina: manzo brasato
Having touched on the subject of what the cast and crew ate while making the James Bond films with a post on the food served up during the filming of the car chase sequence in Thunderball, I thought I'd try to find out more about the catering for the other films.
Sorbet à la Champagne
He may be in Dr No's clutches, but James Bond is impressed with the menu provided by his captor at Crab Key in the novel of Dr No
A visit to Shrublands health farm in Thunderball proves to be something of an culinary eye-opener for James Bond. Foregoing his usual steaks, fried fish, and rich sauces, Bond is introduced to such treats as dandelion tea, potassium broth and 'unmalted slippery elm'.
The food of Double or Nothing – and a recipe for drunken chicken
No James Bond novel is complete without a menu's worth of food descriptions, and Kim's Sherwood's first entry in the 'Double O' trilogy, which follows the adventures of Bond's fellow double-O agents, is no exception.
Cuisses de grenouilles provençales
A recent holiday in France allowed me to prepare another dish from the menu of Café Martinique, as featured in Thunderball: cuisses de grenouilles provençales, or frogs' legs cooked in the Provence style
As part of the celebrations marking 60 years of the James Bond films, Christie's and Eon Productions will be hosting an online auction, which runs between 15th September and 5th October.