Cooking with Julia: “Land and Sea Rolls”

Featuring Curator Dr. Julia Skinner When you think of a famous cookbook author, Salvador Dali might not top the list. Largely known for his surrealist art, larger-than-life personality, and a penchant for melting clocks and abstract figures, Dali also ventured into the world of cookbooks. His fanciful, quirky Les Diners de Gala, a copy of … More Cooking with Julia: “Land and Sea Rolls”

New Acquisitions Highlight: James Beard and the Gastronomie Pratique

In our New Acquisitions Highlight posts, we’ll tell you about new items we’ve recently brought in to the Bentley, and share some of their stories with you. I’m very excited to share this month’s highlight, because it’s one of my first acquisitions in culinary history (a new area we’re collecting in), and one I’m very … More New Acquisitions Highlight: James Beard and the Gastronomie Pratique