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May 1st, 2002, 12:39 PM
As I entered a nationwide cooking contest and have been invited to the finals in three weeks I wondered if you stumbled over some interesting recipes.
Some of the best recipes I found in Rebecca Bradle's Lady in Gil series: Whale balls cubes, maggot pate, fermented chicken innards, snails cooked in garlic root. http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif

May 1st, 2002, 01:49 PM
Anne McCaffrey did some books, didn't she? Try: 'Cooking Out of This World' & 'Serve it Forth' as possible examples.


May 1st, 2002, 05:27 PM
Please let me know where this cooking contest is so I can be as far away from it as possible. Maggot pate???! Ugh!

Much maligned Terry Goodkind has a recipe out there somewhere for the Spice Soup that Richard (the main character) always makes. Here is a link to the recipe: http://www.geocities.com/Area51/1025/Soup.html

May 1st, 2002, 07:50 PM
In the "Hobbit" from the trolls-some interesting recipes of cooked dwarves http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif

May 2nd, 2002, 12:06 AM
See if your library has a copy of "Nanny Ogg's cookbook"


May 2nd, 2002, 07:17 AM
Cygnus, after reading that recipe, I'm having a hard time seeing Richard pulling all those ingredients out of his pack! (He doesn't seem like a zuchinni kind o' guy!)

This is a great post! I've always wanted to taste the foods I've read about so often. Like "honey cakes" (also a Goodkind food?).

[This message has been edited by BoxingGriffin (edited May 02, 2002).]

May 2nd, 2002, 08:38 AM
I always wanted to compile a Wheel of Time cookbook -- some of the dishes described sound fab. Especially in Tanchico....

May 4th, 2002, 04:09 AM
Honeycakes seem popular in fantasy.

How about making crappy ale from Ebou Dar. That'll fix 'em all.

May 4th, 2002, 04:57 AM
Nanny Ogg's cookbook it great 'recipe for banananas' http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif i will make a strawberry wobbler one day. The author who most makes me want to eat the food they describe is David Gemmell, but i have no idea why. I long for a beef and onion pie he describes in one scene and yet the description is minimal. Must just be my general insanity.

May 7th, 2002, 07:08 PM
I wonder if there's a recipe for lembas ... I get hungry everytime I read about them in Tolkien's books ... yumm ... http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif