Great writers can help you fully experience a world. If the written word isn’t enough and you want to fully taste the experience, it’s probably not a good idea to eat a book. Instead, why not try the tastier option: meals inspired by, or pulled from, your favourite literary universes. They can allow you to enjoy your favourites in a whole new way.
If the weddings, intrigue, and trial by combats have left you hungry, you can enjoy George R.R. Martin‘s culinary world as well. A Feast Of Ice And Fire: The Official Companion Cookbook brings to life some of the fines meals from Westeros.
JK Rowling left you feeling a mite bit peckish? The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory—More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Muggles and Wizards which is conveniently available in e-book format so you don’t have to worry about spilling something onto a library book or accidentally turning it into a mollusk.
Want to try some post-apocalyptic provisions? Check out The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook: From Lamb Stew To “groosling” — More Than 150 Recipes Inspired By The Hunger Games Trilogy
Victorian meals can be best be enjoyed with appropriate manners. While you might not have a team of household staff to prepare it for you, the Jane Austen Cookbook still provides for a luscious literary experience.
Even enjoyable on a hot summer’s day on Tatooine is The Star Wars Cook Book: Wookiee Cookies And Other Galactic Recipes. Bonus points if you cosplay one of your favourite characters and can provide an atmosphere to rival the trendiest of restaurants on Coruscant.
If you want to try baking with the youngsters, Cooking With Pooh might be for you. Not sounding like something that appeals to your taste? Try something a bit more classical like Balzac’s Omelette which allows you to “…taste the genius of the writer.”
Whatever your gastronomical needs or literary interest, we have options including: The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook, The Cat Who– Cookbook, The Disney Princess Cookbook, & Susan Mallery’s Fool’s Gold Cookbook: A Love Story Told Through 150 Recipes (also available as an e-book.)
If these are maybe a bit too advanced and you need to start with the basics, you can always start with Vegetable Literacy: Cooking And Gardening With Twelve Families From The Edible Plant Kingdom, With Over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes
Thanks for reading. If I missed any great literary, movie, or tv based cookbooks please let me know in the comment section below.