Do you plan to eat more fruits and vegetables? Here's an elegant solution: enjoy the appealing still lifes of Galison's Desserts from the Golden Age portfolio of recipe note cards.Jan van Huysum's Still Life with Flowers and Fruit, c. 1715, with a recipe for Peaches in SyrupBalthasar van der Ast's Basket of Fruits, c. 1622, with a recipe for Pear Tart with CurrantsWillem Kalf's Still Life, c. 1660, with a recipe for Lemon CustardOsias Beert the Elder, Dishes with Oysters, Fruit, and Wine, c. 1620/1625, with a recipe for Almond Tartlets
Cards reproduce details from 17th century Dutch and Flemish paintings from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Each card has a painting on the front and a recipe on the back:
Recipes were adapted for the modern kitchen by food historian Peter G. Rose from the 1683 edition of De Verstandige Kock (The Sensible Cook).
The inside of the card is blank, and the recipe is on the back. Send a note and a recipe! Twelve 4-3/8 x 5-3/4" cards, 12 envelopes3 cards each of 4 images/recipes ISBN 9780735334953