Reel Cuisine

Lights, camera, cook!

Reel Cuisine

Blockbuster Dishes from the Silver Screen

By Nami Iijima

Paperback, 96 full-color pages, 6 x 8 inches
U.S.$14.95 / CAN$16.95

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Ever see a dish look so delicious on screen you wished you could taste it? Do you still fondly recall that family meal or romantic dinner that expressed so much about your favorite characters?

In Reel Cuisine in-demand food stylist Nami Iijima brings cinematic dishes to life in accessible, easy-to-follow recipes. What story do you want to tell tonight?

Nami Iijima works as a food stylist in a wide variety of media, from commercials and advertisements to magazine columns and food props. Ms. Iijima has worked on the films Seagull Diner, Glasses, Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me and Sometimes Dad, and Pool, among many others. She has authored several books, including Breakfast Menu: 12 Delicious Scenes, and LIFE—Recipes to Celebrate Uneventful Days. Reel Cuisine is based on recipes that were serialized in AERA beginning August 2007.

Steak from My Date with Drew

Chocolate Truffles from Chocolat

Chicken Meatball Pho from Good Morning Vietnam