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Edible Books Festival and Competition

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2 - 4pm, Central Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium

Imagine an event where books look good enough to eat - and can be! Participants select favorite books and create 3-D sculptures based on the titles or themes of those books. They are made from cakes, sculpted fruits and vegetables, chocolate, macaroni and any other edible items. The results will amaze you! This event is part of the International Edible Book Festival, an event in honor of French gastronome Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826) who was famous for his book Physiologie de Gout (Physiology of Taste). He is quoted as saying, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are."

The Festival will also include products and food tastings with Hurd Orchards, cooking demonstrations and tastings from Monroe Community College's Hospitality Program, and a Foodlink informational table.

Prizes will be in the following categories: age 7 - 11, age 12 - 17, adult amateur and professional. Click here for an entry form.





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