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By Audra D.

From Potterheads to Whovians to Trekkies, fandoms are communities of people who come together to celebrate the characters, teams, and worlds that they love. What better way to show your devotion than brings some themed treats to your next fandom get-together? To go along with the Fandom Cooking episode of EVPL READ’s Cooking Show, we have prepared a book list for fans of all ages. Check out these titles at EVPL today! 

For Children

From Rapunzel’s Frying Pan Eggs to Ariel’s Sea Turtle Cupcakes, this beautiful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes inspired by the Princesses’ many adventures. With simple step-by-step instructions, mouth-watering photos of each dish, and helpful tips from the Princesses themselves, this cookbook makes it easy to whip up some kitchen magic!

With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories. With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you’ll conjure up the entries, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magickal culinary masterpieces, sure make even Mrs. Weasley proud!

More than sixty easy, tasty recipes inspired by beloved DC characters (including Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Green Arrow, Aquaman, Wonder Woman–and more!) are fun for kids of all ages to prepare and to eat! Simple, step-by-step instructions are easy to replicate. Special sections on lunch box suggestions and superhero parties are packed with clever ideas. 

From the earliest days, when hunters told of their exploits ’round the campfire, stories and eating have been companions. This book includes culinary-themed folk stories, retelling legendary tales such as how Jack traded his cow for beans and why Hansel and Gretel were lured into the gingerbread house.  

For Adults 

From Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games, to Doctor Who, Legend of Zelda, and World of Warcraft, The Geeky Chef Cookbook features over 60 recipes you can re-create in your own kitchen! Photographed, step-by-step instructions show how to make Pumpkin Pasties from Harry Potter, and Lemon Cakes from Game of Thrones. Sip from a bowl of Plomeek Soup from Star Trek and enjoy with Peeta’s Cheesy Bread from The Hunger Games. Fantasy foods are fantasy no longer! 

For fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Max Brooks, and all things zombies, a new parody cookbook filled with snacks for every occasion, tips for cooking under duress, and a love story that will send ripples down your spine–all accompanied by food photography that will ignite your palate. The zombies have their snack plan—do you have yours?

Ever wondered what chefs love to cook when they are in their own kitchen? 33 globally renowned chefs have each shared three recipes for their favourite weekend treats in this special MasterChef collection of food at home. The fascinating background of each chef is explored and accompanying candid snapshots from their home life provide a unique, never-seen-before window into their world.

As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather’s butcher shop, Cara Nicoletti saw how books and food bring people to life. Now a butcher, cook, and talented writer, she serves up stories and recipes inspired by beloved books and the food that gives their characters depth and personality. Voracious will satisfy anyone who loves a fantastic meal with family and friends – or curling up with a great novel for dessert.

Claire Beauchamp Randall’s incredible journey from postwar Britain to eighteenth-century Scotland is a feast for all five senses, and taste is no exception. Featuring more than one hundred recipes, Outlander Kitchen retells Claire and Jamie’s incredible story through the flavors of the Scottish Highlands and beyond. Outlander Kitchen is an entertainment experience to savor, a wide-ranging culinary crash course, and a time machine all rolled into one. 

Eat like a Lannister. Brew spirits to warm you in the coming winter. Treat guests to exotic sweets and alchemy-inspired cocktails. With this collection of hearty meals inspired by George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, it’s all possible! Every dish finds its roots in the pages that brought Westeros to life. 

 

***BONUS For dessert: Game of Scones: All Men Must Dine by Jammy Lannister 

DINNER IS COMING… So grab yourself a copy of Game of Scones. The must-have baking guide will feature pun-tastic jokes and hilarious recipes inspired by key moments from Game of Thrones. Complete with edible recipes, such as Red (Velvet) Wedding Cake, Joffrey’s Jaffas, Jaime, and Cersei’s Family Mess, and Oberyn’s Smashing Head Surprise, and lavishly illustrated throughout, this is the ultimate cookbook and gift for GOT fans.

 

All images and descriptions are from goodreads.com and amazon.com.

 

Audra D.

Audra D.


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