Good EatsMay 28, 2014
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For photographer Dinah Fried, the memorable meals immortalized in her favorite novels—Edmund’s Turkish Delight in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Holden Caufield’s cheese sandwich in The Catcher and the Rye, Dickon’s roasted potatoes and eggs in The Secret Garden—captured her imagination in ways even the most unexpected plot twist didn't. So a few years ago, as part of a design project in art school, she set out to cook, style, and photograph a handful of these standout dishes. But what started as a short-term endeavor quickly became a full-blown obsession, culminating in the recent publication of Fried's new coffee table book, Fictitious Dishes.