“Bond Was Not a Gourmet”

  title={“Bond Was Not a Gourmet”},
  author={Edward Biddulph},
  journal={Food, Culture \& Society},
  pages={131 - 149}
  • E. Biddulph
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Medicine
  • Food, Culture & Society
Abstract In the course of his novels, lan Fleming describes in some detail seventy meals that James Bond consumes or considers eating. This article examines Bond's diet. Treating the food as artifacts and using the analytical methods of archaeology, it attempts to provide better understanding of its composition, and place it in social context. Three conclusions are drawn from the study. Bond's diet is nutritionally unbalanced when compared with recommended healthy-eating diets of the 1950s and… 
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