Yes, in 1973 Dali created a colorful cookbook entitled Les Diners de Gala, lavishly illustrated by the surrealist master himself. If you're expecting a classic survey of healthy American eats, however, you best look elsewhere -- somewhere far, far away for that matter. Dali's compendium is divided into 12 chapters, each discussing a specific variety of foods, from shellfish to aphrodisiacs. The book is an overflowing ode to sipping, nipping and swallowing, a delightfully erotic take on supper time.
"We would like to state clearly that, beginning with the very first recipes, , with its precepts and its illustrations, is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of Taste. Don’t look for dietetic formulas here.