My latest podcast, a collaboration called Fear Feasts with the wonderful Allie Pino, is an exploration of the connections between food and horror. We analyze the horror genre - specifically films and movies - through the lens of food, talking about themes of nourishment, obsession, terror, motherhood, eating, kitchens, jump scares, ghosts, final girls, haunted … Continue reading Fear Feasts Podcast Now Live!
Food in Films – Moonstruck
I grew up watching the film Moonstruck over and over and over again. The sense of romance, of the adventure of being set in New York City - a city which has fascinated me since I was a very small girl - the hilariousness of the characters and that overall sense of family all combined … Continue reading Food in Films – Moonstruck
Food in Films – Coco
El Dia de los Muertos - the Day of the Dead in English - is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the spirits of our beloved dead. It is far more complex than that, but who among us can't relate to having lost a loved one, missing them, and wanting to honor their spirits? I know … Continue reading Food in Films – Coco
Food in Films – Amélie
I decided to do a little something different for this blog post. Many people have suggested different recipes or dishes to me that they saw in a film version of a movie, and I loved the idea but wanted to stick with my original concept of creating food either directly mentioned in a book or … Continue reading Food in Films – Amélie