New James Bond cookbook published

May 31st, 2022 by

Double-O Dining: A James Bond Cookbook now available to purchase. Bond fans with a culinary bent will be thrilled by Edward Biddulph’s latest 007 cookbook, Double-O Dining, which incudes more than 100 recipes. Published by BearManor Media last week, the book as now available online from Amazon: Double-O Dining takes you on a culinary journey through […]

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Bond’s kitchen in No Time to Die

April 19th, 2022 by

Last week Edward Biddulph published an interesting post on his James Bond Food blog. In it he looks at Bond’s kitchen as constructed for No Time to Die. While the kitchen barely features in the film at all, you can a much better look at it in a short behind the scenes feature on YouTube (above). […]

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License to Dine: Can 007 Continue to Dine Well?

April 14th, 2022 by

In the 21st century can James Bond still afford the best restaurants himself? Or, must MI6 pick up more and more of the tab? Find out here. Martin Stanley and Thomas Weiss examine Bond’s ability to eat well by comparing restaurants from the novels to his salary.

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New James Bond cookbook by Edward Biddulph coming in May

March 21st, 2022 by

Forthcoming Bond cookbook includes 100 easy to follow recipes.  I first became aware of Edward Biddulph’s writing after buying his James Bond cookbook Licence to Cook a few months before my own The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond was published. As well as Bond’s drink my primary interests have always been his […]

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The Food Programme: Food, James Bond’s food

March 29th, 2021 by

Sunday saw Licence to Cook author Edward Biddulph on BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme to talk about the food of James Bond. Programme description We don’t often see James Bond eating in the films, but in the novel food is almost as important as espionage, cocktails, sex, villains and travel. As many await the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Mission Debrief (002 Food)

December 19th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Is James Bond a good cook? This week Edward Biddulph returns to the podcast for a special Mission Debrief episode all about the food of Bond. We discuss Bond’s heroic consumption of eggs, the novelty of an avocado in […]

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Scrambled Eggs James Bond

May 20th, 2015 by

While the short story 007 in New York is far from Ian Fleming at his best it does have one thing of interest; James Bond’s own recipe for scrambled eggs, a dish he consumes frequently throughout the books and a particular favourite of his creator, Ian Fleming.

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New Bond food book seeks crowdfunding finance

June 9th, 2014 by

Matt Sherman, who runs the James Bond List on Google Groups and the man behind Spyfest and the organiser of 007 Tours has started a crowdfunding campaign to finance publication and marketing of a new book of James Bond’s food. Eating James Bond: OO7’s Every Last Meal will cover 56 novels and short stories and all the James Bond […]

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James Bond’s food: “American cooking at its rare best”

January 22nd, 2014 by

In the first chapter of Live And Let Die James Bond arrives in New York City where he receives the full red carpet treatment as a guest of the FBI. After being whisked through immigration Bond is being chauffeured to the St Regis hotel where he meets Captain Dexter of the FBI and CIA buddy Felix Leiter, […]

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James Bond’s Christmas

December 25th, 2013 by

In the novel On Her Majesty’s Secret Service we get to share Christmas Day with 007 after his narrow escape from Piz Gloria. He visits M’s house to report on Blofeld’s activities and is served roast turkey, plum pudding, a small  glass of old Marsala and most of a bottle of a bad Algerian wine that M […]

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