7 Tasty Food Scenes in Film
Warning: Drooling, tummy-rumbling, and serious food cravings may follow.
Nothing quite piques the interest of a foodie more than a memorable food scene. The film industry has produced tons of it—from grand feasts, to the steamy-erotic, to the ones that induce serious cravings—and it was almost impossible to trim a list down to a single digit. But like certain meals you don’t ever forget, these scenes are the ones we love most and are nothing short of mouth-watering:
1. Chef Carl Casper making a grilled cheese sandwich in Chef
It was hard to pick a favorite from the this film but this 40 seconds of pure grilled cheese glory is just glorious.
2. Remy prepares a plate of ratatouille for Anton Ego in Ratatouille
Who would have thought that an animated film will make you want to have a bite of ratatouille, too?
RELATED RECIPE: Pinoy Ratatouille
3. Hassan makes an omelette with Madame Mallory in A Hundred Foot Journey
BRB, we’re going to the kitchen and making an omelette. Now.
RELATED RECIPE: Omelette Quattro Formaggio
4. Lena and Carl’s laing scene in Kailangan Kita
The scene of Lena (Claudine Barretto) and Carl (Aga Muhlach) making laing proves that a typical Filipino romantic movie scene peppered with culture and food makes for one of the most memorable Pinoy movie scenes in our book.
RELATED RECIPE: Laing Pizza
5. The three movements of sushi in Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Tagged as the “concerto”, this scene will give you a higher appreciation for the way and the art of making sushi.
RELATED RECIPE: Crisp Prawn and Fresh Tuna Rolls
6. Any scene with Mendl’s sweets in The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson’s latest visual treat is indeed star-studded, but let’s be honest here: the real star in the show is the divine-looking Courtesan au Chocolat from Mendl’s.
And with the help of an official video tutorial, you can try making one yourself!
RELATED RECIPE: Orange Cream Puffs
7. Daniel cooks for Hanna in Bon Appétit
How to impress a sommelier (take notes!): make a dish with five simple ingredients—pasta noodles, flour, egg yolks, oranges, and mint candy.
Collage by Riell Santos