Food in DWJ
Marcia McGinley & Greg Ingram
McGinley at OnAustralia.com.au
Thu Mar 30 07:43:53 EST 2000
>In DWJ, however, I can remember only one instance of thoroughly delicious
>food in DWJ--when Tanamil feeds the children in Spellcoats. Otherwise,
>food seems to be a fertile source of ick-humour (the school dinner in
>Witch Week and the endless pickled cherries in Crown of Dalemark spring to
>mind). I wonder: what are the ingredients of a
>really comforting good-food scene? Of enjoyable (and not purely gross)
>food humour? And am I missing anything in terms of DWJ meals?
For me it's not just the food, the setting needs to be right. I love the
kitchen scenes in Archer's Goon with everyone climbing over the Goon's legs
and Fifi offering him "tea in a cup and a sandwich to hold in your hand."
Not sensational food but warm and funny. And I do like a nice cup of tea.
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