cinema

Food and film. In the Mood for Love, silent love, told through the table

How sublime is the nostalgia for an incomplete love? A black sesame soup, sometimes, is enough to express repressed feelings. And so, with one image of food after another, we consume - even if never physically - the story of...

Food-on-movie moments. Parasite, the seduction of Korean cuisine and the family drama

Three families, many stories to tell, a complex and fascinating plot. And lots and lots of food: here’s the role of food in Parasite, the 2019 movie of Korean director Bon Joon-ho.

Food and film. Sauce, cannoli and the timeless appeal of The Godfather

Leave the gun, take the cannoli. Thus ends Coppola's masterpiece, which also leaves ample room for food. Here are the most famous gastronomic references of The Godfather.

Food and film. Creole's Cream as appeared in The Persuaders!

Among theTV shows of the past, The Persuaders! marked an era, with two great actors with those scoundrel faces who wasted no time in wooing beautiful women and embarking on reckless adventures, but also drinking great wines and authorial cocktails....

Food and Cinema. The charlotte russe cake in Once Upon a Time in America and the magic of Ennio Morricone

Buying a 5-cent cake was madness for a young man from the Bronx in the 1920s. However, the instinct of the Patsy character gave us one of the most famous food scenes in cinema: anecdotes and curiosities about the charlotte...

Food and Cinema. Fast food and brands in the films by Tarantino (and the apple strudel in Inglourious Basterds)

Among the most famous filmmakers of his generation, Quentin Tarantino has relied on a vivid imagination, which has helped him create iconic scenes and also many fictional brands that have gone down in history. Starting with food.

Food and cinema. Mozzarella in carrozza in Bicycle Thieves and post-war Italy

Two slices of bread stuffed with melty cheese and then fried: simple and delicious, mozzarella in carrozza is the protagonist of one of the cult scenes of De Sica's Bicycle Thieves. Here's the story.

The enchanted kitchen. Recipes inspired by Hayao Miyazaki's films

As an undisputed master who has bewitched audiences of all ages, Hayao Miyazaki has fascinated adults and children alike with the many dishes depicted in his films. A book explains the relationship between cinema and gastronomy in his works.

10 dishes in films most replicated at home. Ratatouille gets the gold

A Dutch research highlights the most loved cinema-inspired dishes of all time: ratatouille served by Pixar wins, but there is also the Pulp Fiction milkshake and the Kung Fu Panda noodles.
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