What food got J.D. Salinger out of the house? What is tomato-soup cake, favored by Sylvia Plath? As The Hemingway Cookbook shows, writers aren’t only hungry for life—they’re hungry, period. Here are 10 authors and the foods they loved.
Nicole Villeneuve writes about famous authors' favorite meals at Paper and Salt. Her work has been featured by The Guardian, The Boston Globe, The Paris Review Daily, Smithsonian's Food & Think, and The Daily Dish, among others. She lives in New York.