Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Food Rules!

When TLC Book Tours contacted me to see if I'd be interested in participating
in the blog tour of Michael Pollan's fascinating new book
"Food Rules: An Eaters Manual"
illustrated by the brilliant Maira Kalman I immediately said yes :-)
I've been a huge fan of Ms. Kalman's work for years now and I thought
it would be nice to share some of my favorite images from her books
& a few of my favorite food rules from the book with you:

Rule No.2: Don't Eat Anything Your Great Grandmother
Wouldn't Recognize As Food.
Rule No.24: When You Eat Real Food
You Don't Need Rules.
Rule No.56: Eat When You Are Hungry,
Not When You Are Bored.
Rule No.76: Place A Bouquet Of Flowers On The Table
And Everything Will Taste Twice As Good.
Rule No.78: Eat With Other People
Whenever You Can

"Food Rules: An Eaters Manual" is not only inspiring to look at
but it's also good for you ♥

25 Lovely Comments:

Blogger We Three 3 said...

Thank you for posting this! Wonderful news, I love Maira Kalman and Michael Pollan is fantastic! I read 'In Defense of Food' this summer:) I would never have thought to pair the two together. Now I have a another addition to my Christmas list. The list is growing. Enjoy your day!

11/22/2011 7:30 AM  
Blogger Tori said...

I'm putting this on my "to buy" list. The illustrations are beautiful!

11/22/2011 8:19 AM  
Anonymous cynthia higgins said...

Love love love Maira Kalman and everything she does! So glad to see this.

11/22/2011 9:46 AM  
Blogger Matka said...

Rule no 2 rulez;)

11/22/2011 1:09 PM  
Anonymous Wren said...

Although I am not familiar with the artist, I am a big fan of Michael Pollan. From what I can see in your photos, she is very talented! I am looking forward to reading this book. Thanks for sharing : )

11/22/2011 2:10 PM  
Blogger se7en said...

Just perfectly lovely!!!

11/22/2011 2:18 PM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

i agree with rule 76, but shouldn't it be no. 1??

11/22/2011 2:21 PM  
Blogger elpimpi said...

AMAZING! GREAT rules! ;-)

11/22/2011 2:30 PM  
Blogger Susana Castro Conti said...

Buenísimas las ilustraciones y excelentes los consejos! ;) ♥

11/22/2011 4:24 PM  
Blogger Ellen Bateman Bulterman said...

Funny that you should write about this book on the same day that my copy arrived. I was not familiar with Maira Kalman's work until I read a review of the book and saw some of her artwork. I fell in love immediately with her images. I can't wait to sit down and pour over them.

11/22/2011 4:53 PM  
Blogger Regina said...

Those are some great rules! I Love the illustrations too!

11/22/2011 6:47 PM  
Blogger jo so and sew said...

It reminds me a lovely, similar foreword in Jill Dupleix's OLD FOOD.....

11/22/2011 11:26 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Michael Pollan is one of my favorite authors and I can't wait to get my hands on his new book! I'm thrilled to know that you are a part of it! ;-)


11/23/2011 8:19 AM  
Blogger Judy said...

ok, I've just reread your post - how exactly will you be participating?

11/23/2011 8:20 AM  
Blogger Line Katrin said...

Oh, this is sooo nice. I know what I want for Christmas. Thanks for sharing!

11/23/2011 11:21 AM  
Blogger Veda Murthy said...

wow! i would love to read this book.....and great news!!!!!!!

11/26/2011 6:19 AM  
Blogger matilda said...

some great rules!

11/27/2011 8:34 AM  
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Anonymous 2d to 3d said...

First time I read rules about food. These are really amazing and great read.

12/03/2011 1:37 AM  
Anonymous bateaux rc said...

Sounds very interesting book which present some rules for food. Might be interesting book for food lovers.

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