“A large ham sat on the table, and there were crusty loaves of new bread. Crisp lettuces, dewy and cool, and red radishes were side by side in a big glass dish, with great slabs of butter and jugs of creamy milk…”
The food of Enid Blyton books is often the first thing people remember about her books.
Her storytelling is very simple and make-believe,but she had the talent of making her stories absolutely enticing to her young readers and her descriptions of food were the same.With books which are full of simple, timeless things that never go out of fashion like friendship, thrilling adventures, using vivid imagination, getting lots of fresh air, and the comforting reassurance that only home-cooking can bring.
Here are 10 most famous and comfort food from her books:
HOT SCONES WITH HOMEMADE BUTTER
LEMONADE WITH THE RINGS FLOATING IN IT
CHOCOLATE SPONGE WITH FILLING
CHRISTMAS PUDDING WITH TRINKETS BURIED IN IT
POTATOES BAKED IN THEIR JACKETS