Deconstructing Elsie
Deconstructing Elsie
Deconstructing Elsie

Making a Sacher Torte

By Diane Wakowski
1981. Edition of 225

11.25 X 7.5"; 36 pages. Illustrations by Ellen Lanyon. Bound by Bill Anthony. Page one is on leaf which serves as front paste-down.

These are poems about preparing foods as well as the cooking, the eating, and the drinking. Papers were made to correspond to the color of the food in the poems.

'Making a Sacher Torte" is a sequel to the 1974 "Wandering tattler," but replacing birds with food, cooking, eating, and drinking.

Contents: Having replaced love with food and drink; Breakfast; My Mother's Milkman; Making a Sacher Torte; Pamela's Green Tomato Pie; Saturday Night; Ode to a Lebanese Crock of Olives; Sally Plum; Coprinus Comatus: Evening Mushrooms, Morning Milk.