Is it any wonder that some of the most memorable scenes in literature involve food? Food entices and sustains us, and good descriptions of it have the ability to distill our varied lives into a single unifying experience: eating. So I loved this short project by graphic designer Dinah Fried. Fictitious Dishes is her take on what five famous meals from literature may have looked like. Do you remember these scenes from the book? What other food scenes from literature would you like to see recreated?
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(Images: Dinah Fried)