James Bond realises there's something fishy about the waiters serving dinner onboard the ocean liner at the conclusion of Diamonds Are Forever when one of the waiters, Mr Wint, fails to recognise that the Château Mouton Rothschild he presents to Bond is a claret.
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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.
Mousseline sauce is a useful sauce for anyone wishing to eat like James Bond. It's versatile, being suitable for a variety of dishes.
A savoury end to the meal
One of the oddest things that James Bond eats in Ian Fleming's novels is the half avocado with French dressing in Casino Royale. It's not so much what he eats, but when he eats it.
For a James Bond film, food plays an unusually prominent role in the climax of the film of Diamonds Are Forever.
The béarnaise sauce that accompanies the 'steak on toast canapés', served on board the Queen Elizabeth in Diamonds are Forever (1956), has a hidden meaning.
Spaghetti with Caruso sauce
What do American gangsters eat? Spaghetti, according to James Bond in Diamonds are Forever. Felix Leiter thinks so too
Tiffany Case gives James Bond's suggestion of shellfish and Hock short shrift at the '21' Club in Diamonds are Forever. She tells him that it would take more than crabmeat ravigotte to get her into bed with him.
What is brizzola (as featured in Diamonds are Forever)?
When Felix Leiter orders brizzola for James Bond in upmarket New York restaurant Sardi's in Diamonds are Forever (1956), Ian Fleming must have guessed that the dish, virtually unknown in the UK, would leave his British readers puzzled. He therefore allowed Leiter to provide a description for the readers' benefit: 'Beef, straight-cut across the bone. … Continue reading What is brizzola (as featured in Diamonds are Forever)?
Brizzola short ribs
James Bond is treated to brizzola for lunch at Sardi's in New York during the events of Diamonds are Forever (1956). Brizzola in essence is a cut of beef that has been roasted then charcoal-grilled.