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Edible Books Festival and Competition

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 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."

Prizes will be in the following categories: age 7 - 11, age 12 - 17, adult amateur and professional. For a 2016 entry form, click here.

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