Author: Christopher Boffoli
Title: Big Appetites Tiny People in a World of Big Food
Print Length: 249
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Welcome to a world where little people have big personalities. A world that’s upside down and yet weirdly, wonderfully real. A world where Lilliputian thieves poach strawberry seeds. Where it takes a guy with a jackhammer to pop open pistachios. Where skaters fall into a crack in the crme brle, and teddy bear cookies congregate with evil intent.Marrying inspired photographs of real food and tiny people with equally inspired captions, photographer Christopher Boffoli creates a smart, funny, quirky vision of what it means to play with your food. The scenes are hilarious and outlandish- a farmer shovels a pasture full of cow pies, aka chocolate chips, hikers pause at a rest stop to take in a magical mushroom forest. And the captions surprise with their cleverness and emotional truth. Of the proudly gesticulating little chef amid the macarons: ‘Right on cue, Philippe stepped up to take all of the credit.’ Of the tiny bather up to her chin in waves of blue Jell-O: ‘In her continuing search for a husband, Gladys decided it was best to put herself in situations where she needed to be rescued.’ Of the broad-shouldered technician spreading condiments on a hot dog: ‘Gary always uses too much mustard. But no one can say so. It’s a union thing.’Happiness, hope, adventure, pride, love, greed, menace, solitude-it’s our world, seen through a singularly unique and funny lens, in more than 100 scenes from breakfast through dessert.