Dali: Les diners de Gala
'A real party piece, this is a re-print of the surrealistic cult cookery book whipped up with the ingredients from Dalí and Gala’s legendary dinner parties. It includes 136 elaborate and extravagant recipes from the original 1973 book to satisfy your appetite for the surreal such as Lobster with black pearls, Bush of crayfish in Viking herbs, Toffee with pine cones and The Breast of Venus.' - Country and Town House
A lavishly illustrated cookbook filled with Dali's surrealist recipes
The opulent dinner parties thrown by surrealist painter Salvador Dalí and his wife and muse, Gala, were the stuff of legend. Luckily for us, Dalí published a cookbook in 1973, Les Diners de Gala, which reveals some of the sensual, imaginative, and exotic elements that made up their notorious gatherings.
This reprint of Dali's famous cookbook features all 136 recipes over 12 chapters, specially illustrated by Dalí. The illustrations and recipes are accompanied by Dalí’s extravagant musings on subjects such as dinner conversation:
We leave the last word to Dali:
'Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you'
- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Date published: September 2016
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-3836508766
- Product Dimensions: 31.7 x 22.6 cm