Babette's Feast, winner of an Oscar for best foreign film, is one of favorite foreign film of all times. The cinematography is exceptional and acting and script is just fantastic. Babette, a French woman, shows up at a small Dutch village and seeks refuge. When they take her in, she prepares a feast that is beyond anyone has seen before. The poignant storyline really touches your heart and you appreciate the characters as you journey through the movie. Excellent.
Cauliflower shawarma, pomegranate, tahini and pine nuts - This recipe for cauliflower shawarma, pomegranate, tahini and pine nuts comes from Berber and Q in East London. Serving cauliflower whole like this, fresh from the BBQ is inspired, particularly, when it's smothered in shawarma butter. Serve this by itself, or as a side dish.
Babette's Feast (Danish: Babettes gæstebud) is a 1987 Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel. The film's screenplay was written by Axel based on the story by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). Produced by Just Betzer, Bo Christensen, and Benni Korzen with funding from the Danish Film Institute, Babette's Feast was the first Danish cinema film of a Blixen story. It was also the first Danish film to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film premiered in the Un Certain…
"I had a farm in Africa ..." Karen Blixen (1885-1962) famous for her memoir, Out of Africa. Also known by her pseudonym, Isak Dinesen, she was nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. ~ “The cure for everything is saltwater: sweat, tears, or the sea.”
In 1987, Babette’s Feast won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It is a Danish film that takes place in 19th century Denmark where a French woman, Babette, flees Paris to a little town to cook for a local family. Little do they know, she
Karen Blixen - Danish baroness who wrote marvelous books and stories under her pen name Isak Dinesen. You probably know her for her account of growing up in Kenya, "Out of Africa" and "Babette's Feast."