Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

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Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

cooking_for_halflings_and_monstersIn Cooking for Halflings and Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls, Tolkien scholar Astrid Tuttle Winegar has created ‘eleventy-one’ original recipes to inspire you. Lovingly illustrated and written with dry humor throughout, this charming cookbook is sure to delight you and your family, friends, and any other lucky halflings (or monsters) who show up in your kitchen. So crack open a beer, rustle up some “Gündürnüb’s Grüb,” and come along on this epic culinary journey. Your quest for delicious recipes is complete!

The eight chapters of this cookbook each imagines a restaurant (inn, cafe, or bistro) which caters to particular archetypal characters in the fantasy genre and presents a delicious meal for them. But don’t worry—you don’t have to be a gourmet monster chef! You simply need to love comfort food to enjoy all the recipes within!



Buy Cooking for Halflings and Monsters


Author Astrid Tuttle Winegar
Illustrations Geneva Harstine
Soft Cover 8″ x 10″, 304 pages
Features Menu per section
Illustrated text and recipes
Colour photographs
Seasoning mixes and dressings
Conversion charts
About the Author

Astrid Tuttle Winegar has been cooking, baking, and reading fantasy literature for over 40 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and Latin and a master’s degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of New Mexico. Astrid lives with her husband in Albuquerque; she is also a mother and a grandmother. All photographs were taken by the author (in her non-professional capacity) with a Canon PowerShot A470.


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October 13, 2016