Licence to Cook by Edward Biddulph

March 1st, 2011 by

Licence to Cook

As many of you know I recently published a book about James Bond’s drinks, available from, and While browsing I came across another James Bond related book and ordered it immediately. Licence to Cook was written by Edward Biddulph and contains a selection of recipes from Ian Fleming’s books; it also […]

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Tiptree “Little Scarlet” – James Bond’s strawberry jam

October 7th, 2010 by

Buy from Amazon UK or It may therefore come as something of a surprise for anyone brought up purely on the films, that James Bond has a favourite strawberry jam. After vodka martinis and the finest vintage Champagnes it doesn’t seem at first glance to be Bond-like at all. The James Bond books often […]

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Kobe Beef

March 8th, 2006 by

You Only Live Twice sees James Bond try new dining experiences. One of the more appetising descriptions is of Bond and Tiger Tanaka dining out on Kobe beef steaks, which James Bond finds to be without equal. In the book we learn the reason that the highly prized Kobe beef is so expensive. The scene […]

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