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"Oh So Swanky" Vintage Cookbook Cover Art Print by "TV's El Hombre Flambé"

"Oh So Swanky" Vintage Cookbook Cover Art Print by "TV's El Hombre Flambé"

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Picture this: The lights are dimmed, Barry White is crooning softly from the 8-track, and the fondue set is gently bubbling away in all its cheese-laden glory. It's the 70s, and it's time to get your swank on.

Introducing our newest print, "Oh So Swanky", another gem from the "lost and found" section of the cookbook aisle. Conceived by none other than the fictional culinary heartthrob, "Rolando Romantico", this cookery book cover from yesteryear suggests a tale of ambitious home chefs trying to re-create luxury dining experiences. How many soufflés collapsed under the weight of expectation? We’ll never know.

A glorious spoof of the 1970s' obsession with so-called "fine dining," this print captures an era when couples aspired to transform their Formica-clad kitchens into pseudo Parisian bistros. This vivid artwork features an opulent dessert, resplendent with whipped cream, cherries and more, on a silver platter - the epitome of unattainable perfection in food. It’s enough to make anyone trade their avocado toast for a plate of Black Forest gâteau.

This print doesn't just mimic the style of an old cookbook cover, it's a commentary on the universal human struggle: striving to recreate restaurant-level culinary masterpieces at home, armed only with a spatula and a TV chef's recipe. In the era of Instagram-perfect meals, it’s a gentle, humorous reminder to enjoy cooking's messy reality, rather than seeking elusive perfection.

Ideal for gifting to foodies, nostalgic pop culture enthusiasts or even yourself, this print is bound to add a healthy dollop of dry wit and vintage flair to any kitchen or dining room wall. It's a delicious slice of history, lovingly served up with a side of satire.

Remember, even if you can't flambe, you can always flambé! Especially with Rolando Romantico, TV's "El Hombre Flambé", guiding you. Embrace the perfectly imperfect, and turn your dining room into a gallery of culinary whimsy with this vintage-inspired art print.

Size Options

Available in three sizes:

  • A3 29.7 x 42.0 cm / 11.7 x 16.5 ins
  • A2 42.0 x 59.4 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 ins
  • A1 59.4 x 84.1 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 ins

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Paper & Ink

  • Printed on museum-quality 300 gsm FSC-certified heavyweight paper with archival inks for rich, vibrant colours and exceptional details.
  • All our posters and prints are sold unframed.

Shipping & Delivery

  • Our posters are carefully packaged and shipped in super-sturdy mailing tubes
  • Items typically ship within 1-2 business days of ordering

Shipping prices (per order)

  • UK Standard shipping: Free
  • UK Expedited shipping (selectable at checkout): £5
  • USA: £5
  • EU: £6
  • Rest of the world: £8
  • International customers: unlock free shipping today when you fill your cart with £40 of prints or more - why limit yourself to just one piece of art when you can create a whole gallery!

Typical delivery times after dispatch:

  • UK 1-3 business days depending on shipping option selected.
  • USA & Canada 3-6 business days
  • EU 3-6 business days
  • Rest of the World 5-15 business days

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  • We gladly accept returns and exchanges within 30 days of purchase
  • Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. Please contact us for our returns address

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