James Bond food nut cutlets

Nut cutlets

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'.

James Bond food curried goat

Curried goat

Curried goat is considered to be one of the national dishes of Jamaica. We are not told in the books whether James Bond ever has a meal of curried goat, but we know that it made a regular appearance at Ian Fleming's Jamaican home, Goldeneye.

Chicken Maryland

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.

James Bond food tournedos

Tournedos

What is the first evening meal that Ian Fleming describes in the James Bond books? The answer is a very small tournedos with sauce Béarnaise, and a single artichoke heart, which James Bond consumes in the restaurant of the Hotel Splendide in Casino Royale

James Bond food Auberge de la Montespan

Auberge de la Montespan

Entering Orléans during his pursuit of Goldfinger through France in Ian Fleming’s 1959 novel, James Bond reflects that in other circumstances he would have spent a night at the Auberge de la Montespan, situated on the north bank of the Loire.

James Bond food roast grouse

Roast grouse

To celebrate his promotion to the Diplomatic Section in You Only Live Twice, James Bond decides to take his secretary Mary Goodnight out to dinner at Scott's for their first roast grouse of the season