VERONICA HINKE

author • speaker • journalist

Specializing in early 20th Century Drinking & Dining

The Great Gatsby Cooking and Entertaining Guide

The Great Gatsby Cooking and Entertaining Guide: Decadent Dishes and Classic Cocktails from the Roaring Twenties
by Veronica Hinke
Weldon Owen publishing date- September 3, 2024
Hardcover: $22.99 Pre-order here

A culinary journey into the decadence and sophistication of the Jazz Age, recreating the extravagant meals and cocktails featured in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic, The Great Gatsby.

In time for the 100th anniversary of The Great Gatsby, step into a world of opulence and elegance in The Great Gatsby Cooking and Entertaining Guide. With the Roaring Twenties as a backdrop, each of the 64 recipes connect to F.Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel and the excitement and celebrations of the era. All of the dishes and drinks would have graced the tables of Jay Gatsby’s lavish parties. From exquisite cocktails like Martinis and Champagne Towers to sumptuous dishes like oysters Rockefeller, lobster bisque, and Beef Wellington, each recipe transports the reader to the world of flappers, speakeasies, and extravagant soirées. In addition to the delectable recipes, there is historical context, entertaining anecdotes, and exquisite photos, providing a complete experience that captures the spirit of the novel. It’s not just a cookbook; it’s a culinary journey through the pages of one of literature’s most beloved classics, inviting readers and fans to savor the flavors of a bygone era.

LAVISH PARTY EXPERIENCE: This guide offers brilliant and easy ways for any home cook to entertain with fancy ingredients such as escargot, fine Champagne, caviar, and seafood-stuffed mushrooms.

EXQUISITE RECIPES: Enjoy the extravagance of the 1920s with classic cocktails, sumptuous appetizers, and decadent main courses.

A SNAPSHOT OF HISTORY: Cultural and historical insights with entertaining anecdotes, and literary context for a unique understanding of the Roaring Twenties.

PERFECT GIFT FOR LITERARY LOVERS: Lovers of the literary classic are now able to enjoy and interact with the book in a new and exciting way.

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