When you play the Game of Food, you win …
You don’t have to be a fan of the epic novel series A Song of Ice and Fire to relish the recipes in this delightful book. You don’t even need to be an ardent medieval cook! You need a healthy appetite for a nourishing meal, some good knives, hungry friends and a wicked sense of adventure.
If you’ve only watched the HBO series, Game of Thrones, then you’ve missed the wonderfully rich descriptions of food found in the novels. Just as Chaucer did, GRRM uses food as a literary device to enrich the personalities of his characters.
I’m having a wonderful time cooking my way through the recipes from the Game of Thrones, come and join me.
The recipes aren’t hard – but the names are awesome
The recipes use modern cooking techniques with common ingredients. Easy stuff!
As well as being treated to a fascinating background of the historical medieval meals which inspired these recipes, they all have thrilling names, straight from the novels. You can whip up these snacks in your kitchen, indulge your guests with a Night’s Watch Pork Pie, followed by Riverlands Trout Wrapped in Bacon, then finishing off the repast with King’s Landing Lemon Cakes, and Tyroshi Honeyfingers,
Ice and Fire is full of Food descriptions – Now we have the recipes
Winter is Coming ..
Don’t be afraid to cook. From the hearty comfort foods of Winterfell to the lighter fare from Kings Landing, you can now enjoy the cuisine of the Seven Kingdoms.