Whether spread on hot toast, rolls, or French bread, or melted and poured onto stone crabs or ray wings, butter appears frequently in the James Bond novels. What do the many descriptions of butter tell us about which type James Bond prefers?
We know what Colombo likes to eat in For Your Eyes Only - pistachio nuts. What about in 'Risico', Ian Fleming's short story from which the character is taken?
While James Bond is eating tagliatelle verdi during the events of 'Risico', Kristatos is tucking into melon accompanied by prosciutto, an Italian dry-cured ham.
Dining with Kristatos in the short story ‘Risico’, James Bond orders tagliatelle verdi with a Genoese sauce, which is described as improbably concocted from basil, garlic and fir cones.