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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James Bond recipes: Spaghetti Bolognese

September 25th, 2007 by

At the beginning of the novel Thunderball James Bond is sent to Shrublands health farm by M for a two week stay. Bond has just had his medical and the conclusion of the Chief Medical Officer is that he is off his peak; Bond’s steady diet of martinis and cigarettes, plus his demanding job, is […]

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James Bond recipes: Western Sandwich

February 24th, 2007 by

In Live And Let Die, James Bond orders a Western Sandwich for breakfast in tampa. Find out how to prepare one yourself and dine 007 style.

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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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