Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Yellow food

Joan Aiken has an unusual way with food. In The Whispering Mountain, she tells of a sinister Marquess who only eats yellow food. “Alack, more yellow comestibles”, sighs one of the characters.  This is what is on the menu: curried eggs, chicken with saffron, smoked haddock with mustard sauce, peaches, bananas, and yellow plums...

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