James Bond Food snails escargot

Escargots

Though a frequent visitor to France, it's not until John Gardner's eleventh 007 novel, Death is Forever that James Bond is given that most archetypal of French dishes: snails in garlic butter. 

James Bond food tafelspitz

Tafelspitz

The classic Viennese dish of Tafelspitz is, James Bond considers, 'like no other boiled beef on earth'. As described in John Gardner's Nobody Lives For Ever, Bond is in a restaurant in Salzburg and his meal, boiled beef served with a piquant vegetable sauce and accompanied by sautéed potatoes, is a 'gastronomic delight'.

James Bond food kedgeree

Kedgeree

At breakfast with Brokenclaw in the eponymous 1990 novel by John Gardner, James Bond has a choice of bacon, sausage, eggs and kedgeree - everything, Brokenclaw reminds Bond, that you'd expect in an old English country house.