James Bond is very particular about his salad dressings. In Moonraker, he pops down to the officers' canteen and mixes a dressing of his own concoction to go with the salad he's ordered.
The ragout that James Bond finds so delicious in From Russia, With Love is a simple rustic dish served in a gypsy camp on the outskirts of Istanbul.
Borscht, the famous Eastern European beetroot-based soup, has the distinction of being mentioned in two James Bond films: The Living Daylights and GoldenEye.
Poor Octopussy. First, Major Dexter Smythe force-feeds it a deadly scorpion fish just to see how it would fare, then two fishermen kill it with the major's spear and have it for supper.
The novel of Dr No shows that James Bond can rough it when he needs to. Quarrel forages through the detritus of an abandoned hut and finds tins of Heinz pork and beans, which make for a welcome evening meal.
Driving across town to Ourobouros Inc. James Bond listens to Felix Leiter talk about the patrons of Aunt Milly's Place in St Petersburg that mumble over their corn-beef hash and cheeseburgers.
From a hotel in Munich in OHMSS, Tracy di Vincenzo calls James Bond and mentions her evening meal that includes saddle of roebuck with a smitane sauce.
Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, was born on this day (28th May) in 1908. To mark the occasion, I've prepared a rum punch inspired by a concoction known as 'poor man's thing' that Ian Fleming used to serve to guests at the end of their stay at Goldeneye, his winter home in Jamaica.
Quails' eggs and seaweed, like café complet or figs and yoghurt, is a combination that is mentioned in both the literary and cinematic adventures of James Bond.
There's no doubt about it: Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce is the sauce of Bond villains.