asparagus and eggs

You know that scene in Moonstruck where it cuts to Olympia Dukakis frying an egg inside a slice of bread with some red peppers? Then she flops the egg down on the plate with the peppers on top. She pours coffee from a blue, old fashioned percolator and Cher sprinkles some pepper on the egg. You can hear the sizzle and practically smell everything that's cooking. That's what I was going for with yesterday's lunch. I substituted asparagus for the peppers and copied the scene.


What are your favorite food scenes from movies you love?
 (One of mine is definitely the dinner scene in The Birdcage!)

9 comments:

  1. I'll really have to think about it! Sometimes a good egg sunny side up is the most delicious, but simple thing. This picture is making me crave on right now :)

    xxx
    Jenna

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  2. I've never seen the full movie, only scenes here and there. Buuuut my favourite food scene would have to be from Chocolat when Juliette Binoche invites her guests over for a chocolate dinner and it looks like the most pleasurable moments for her guests! Divine!

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  3. Marissa! Chris and I watched Moonstruck over the weekend and I couldn't wait for him to get to that scene! My dad makes "Moonstruck Eggs" a lot and it honestly is one of my favorite meals (minus the peppers hehe).

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  4. mm i love asparagus :) this looks like a tasty pairing. what about the dinner scene in beatlejuice?! i thought that was just hi-larious when i was younger and i'd always sing along. xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

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  5. Just trying to see if the comments work again. Muah

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  6. I constantly crave that breakfast, that whole scene is my favorite right up to the end of the movie. I wish I could live inside Moonstruck!

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  7. The bruschetta scene in Julie & Julia has to be my favorite. It just looks so scrumptious! :)

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  8. I don't know why but that sunny side up egg looks amazing. And I usually don't really like them sunny side up.

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  9. Once I became a vegetarian I quickly learned how to eat eggs and enjoy them! My favorite quick dinner is brown rice with a fried egg on top and a splash of soy sauce, soooooo yummy.

    I think that the food scenes in Under a Tuscan Sun are my favorite. The food looked amazing but it's the chaos of everyone eating, passing plates, pouring wine, laughing and talking that I find so appealing.
    xM

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thank you so much for your thoughtful comments, i love reading them so much!

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