|Posted by Gertrude Stein|
|Parisian Fruit Tartlets|
I told Alice to write a cookbook - a cookbook with memories of our dinners, our friends, our lives. Here is Alice's writing about Pablo...
Bass for Picasso
One day when Picasso was to lunch with us I decorated a fish in a way that I thought would amuse him. I chose a fine striped bass and cooked it according to a theory of my grandmother who had no experience in cooking and who rarely saw her kitchen but who had endless theories about cooking as well as about many other things. I was proud of my chef d'oeuvre when it was served and Picasso exclaimed at its beauty. But, said he, should it not rather have been made in honour of Matisse than of me.
(Read more of The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook at on Google Books)