from imdb.com We've come full-circle and it's my turn to host Food'N'Flix where we watch movies and head into the kitchen and cook or bake or make something based on a recipe they actually make in it or just something we were driven to make after watching it. This month was my pick. And I selected Babette's Feast . I watched the movie years ago...back in my Isak Dinesen-obsessed days. A Danish friend had introduced me to her books when we were both living in Italy, so I read these Danish-penned novels in Italian translation. Then, when I moved home, I bought the books and read them again in English! If you’ve never seen “Babette’s Feast,” you must. Really. It's based on the short story by Isak Dinesen and illustrates the transformational power of food. It is also a foodie's dream movie, a magnificent celebration of haute cuisine. In 1987 Babette’s Feast won an Oscar - the first Danish film to win one. Director Gabriel Axel’s screenplay
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