An Epic Culinary Journey to the Heart of Westeros!
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, including:
- Arbor Red Winethe finest spirit in the Seven Kingdoms
- The House of Stark's Venison, Apple, Cheddar Plaitssavory meat pies, fit for any Warden of the North
- The Imp's Wild Strawberry Foola dessert light enough to make Tyrion smile
- Wilding Grilled Pork Chops with Stir-Grilled Applesthe meal of choice at Craster's Keep
- Tears of Lysthe concoction of choice for bartenders and assassins alike
About the Author
Alan Kistler co-hosts the weekly podcast Crazy Sexy Geeks and writes the "Agents of S.T.Y.L.E." column on Newsarama.com. A pop-culture historian focusing on sci-fi/fanstasy, Kistler has been featured on CNN, in New York Daily News, and on NPR Radio 360. He lives in New York City.
"This is a really interesting and ambitious book with remarkably strange, and quite imaginative, recipes." --T. Susan Chang, WRSI.com, Cookbooks for Dinner Blog & Boston Globe/NPR Food Writer
"Includes details on the origin of each recipe and is broken up into engaging, fan-centric chapters." --HollywoodChicago.com
"This cookbook is one of the most detailed and well-researched niche books I've ever read. I appreciate that the author took such care to read through each book and make so many dishes come to life in an authentic way. The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook is as authentic as it gets." --Geekadelphia.com
"Readers can get practical instructions on more than 150 food and drink recipes over 256 pages in this recommended hardcover cookbook. The recipe descriptions do not spoil any plots in the book series. Kistler presents each recipe with consideration and thought beyond simply slapping a character or location on each one." --Blogcritics.org
"Sex, violence, a few recipes for wild boar – yup, it's time for Game of Thrones. Some of the dishes in the new Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook had me salivating. If you're looking for a little inspired ideas for your Game of Thrones bash – or anytime, really – check these recipes out." --Vancouver Sun
"Delicious treats abound in Alan Kistler's The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook, all inspired by food found in the epic fantasy series." --Flavorwire.com
"The concept behind The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook is genius.... As a fan of A Song of Ice and Fire, I love the cookbook because each recipe is tied to a character, and there are excerpts from the series on each page." - Quarters Magazine