When it comes to popular books and movies that have the kind of draw to get the fans really involved, you never know what might happen, especially when a cookbook author becomes involved in the equation. For example, with the popularity of the The Hobbit movies, fans grew to love hearing about life in the shire. Obviously, this involves food and meals that the Hobbits love to eat during their seven meals of the day. This is how the cookbook called An Unexpected Cookbook came to be. In fact, this is not the only cookbook of it’s kind out there. Here we take a look at An Unexpected Cookbook and other geeky cookbooks based upon movies and/or books that super fans will love.
An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery
This cookbook is available as a Kindle edition or as a hardcover book. The book features one chapter for each traditional Hobbit meal and the recipes have been created to specifications of Tolkien’s vision of the Shire. Recipes have been divided into breakfast, second breakfast, elvenses, luncheon, afternoon teas, supper, and dinner categories. With awareness to food allergies and sensitivities, the cookbook also has recipes indexed for dietary restrictions.
An Unexpected Cookbook has something for everyone, including 40 vegetarian friendly recipes (includes vegan within this category), 20 vegan recipes which are both kosher and hala, 19 gluten free recipes, and 11 paleo/primal friendly recipes.
This cookbook is perfect for die hard Tolkien fans, especially those who really love to get into character.
Hobbit Hospitality: Recipes for Second Breakfast, Elevenses, and Afternoon Tea
This is a Kindle eBook cookbook filled with recipes that a Hobbit would surely love. Using simple foods, learn to create dishes worthy of the Shire folk and their daily dining schedule. Several vegan recipes are included in the book, along with adaptations or instructions as to how to make each recipe gluten free to accommodate dietary restrictions. Learn how to make the Hobbit versions of fried potatoes, homemade jam, waffles, the perfect pot of tea, and so forth. In addition to all of the delicious recipes, the book also includes a free pattern to make your very own tea cozy.
The Shire Cookbook
This book contains classic British recipes as well as beautiful photography and is available in a paperback edition. Cookbook showcases dishes mentioned in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. A combination of both fiction and food, this is a cookbook no Tolkien fan should miss! Recipes are properly divided into the seven meals of the Hobbit day. Features delicious and easy recipes, as well as some more advanced brewing recipes for beer and mead.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory
Available as both a Kindle and a hardcover edition, this cookbook offers 150 recipes along with cooking tips and techniques, to make you feel just like you’re dining at Hogwarts. Create exciting dishes from the books and movies such as Harry’s favorite dessert, Treacle Tart, Kreacher’s French Onion Soup, Pumpkin Pasties, and Molly’s Meat Pie. Bring the magic of the Harry Potter series to life, right in your own kitchen with these delightful recipes. Witches, wizards, and muggles are sure to enjoy the delicious meals features in this cookbook.
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Fans of the television series Game of Thrones and the best selling A Song of Fire and Ice saga will be delighted to know that now they can create a variety of dishes from across the Seven Kingdoms. Enjoy the delicacies from King’s Landing, partake in smoky comfort foods from the North, and experience the exotic fare of the Westeros. Both chefs and diners will be pleased with the variety of recipes offered in this book. Recipes from The Wall, the South, Dorne , and across the Narrow Sea are also featured. Book also includes a fun guide to entertainment and dining styles of the Seven Kingdoms and includes passages from the series of five books. This is a must have cookbook for die hard Game of Thrones fans.
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