Taschen republishes Salvador Dali’s “Diners de Gala”. The ultimate Surreal recipe book, For the 1st time since 1973.
Salvador Dali’s surreal art inspires haute european cuisine. An extraordinary Recipe book. “Diners de Gala” is full of colour photos of beautifully presented dishes and recipes. Diners de Gala is a play on words in French, “Diners de Gala ” can mean a Celebration meal, New Year’s Eve, or a meal at a Folies Bergeres Spectacular show. Views from the celebrissime Parisian restaurant, “La Tour d’Argent”, overlooking floodlit Cathedrale de Notre Dame looking magical. However, Gala was the name of Salvador Dali’s wife. The book is decorated in surreal colour with pages of Salvador Dali’s inimitable Drawings & exotiques sketches .Photos of old Menus for official State dinners offered by previous French Presidents. Romantic & elaborate European table settings with lots of gilded bronze candelabra, gilded Baccarat or Saint Louis wine glasses, and gilded porcelain & Sevres cups, and masses of rose bouquets.