The 13 Geekiest Recipes Inspired by Your Fave TV Shows, Movies + More
When reading The Hunger Games, were you enticed by Peeta’s bread-making skills? Or perhaps you’ve been dying to go to the Harry Potter theme park to try butterbeer? If you are constantly looking for recipes for your Game of Thrones viewing party, or your Dr. Who marathon, look no further than the Geeky Chef. All of the Geeky Chef recipes are inspired by our favorite TV shows, movies, video games and books. We’ve rounded up 13 of her nerdiest and most pop-culture-inspired recipes.
2. Nonfat Tofutti Rice Dreamsicle: ’90s kids rejoice! The X-Files is getting a reboot. To celebrate, enjoy a Nonfat Tofutti Rice Dreamsicle and don an epic pantsuit (Scully would be proud). (via The Geeky Chef)
4. Portal Cake: This cake is not a lie. Your friends will be GLaDOS that you whipped up this iconic cake from the video game Portal. Sorry, but we’re not sorry for the excessive puns. (via The Geeky Chef)
5. Butterbeer: Relive the magic of Harry Potter with your own homemade butterbeer. This ridiculously delicious beverage will transport your tastebuds to the wizarding world. (Recipe via The Geeky Chef; photo via Wizarding World Park)
7. Rock Sirloin: Zelda fans may recognize this delicacy from the legendary video games. Paired with a side of broccoli and a baked potato, this dish could be a go-to weekend dinner. (via The Geeky Chef)
8. Lemon Cakes: Fans of A Song of Ice and Fire (i.e one of the Game of Thrones books) know that George R.R. Martin doesn’t mess around when it comes to descriptions of food. If your stomach is growling as you’re reading, make yourself these tasty and beautiful lemon cakes inspired by the books. (via The Geeky Chef)
9. Turkish Delight: Everyone who has ever read the Chronicles of Narnia or watched any of the movies knows that Turkish delights are an enticing treat. Although you can buy them at a specialty store, making them home is a decadent and fun treat. (Recipe via The Geeky Chef; image via A Small Insight)
10. Fish biscuits: It’s been five years since the LOST finale left us with our jaws on the floor. Queue up season one and chow down on these Dharma fish biscuits while you try to find clues on the second watch-through. Plus, they’re probably way tastier than the TV version. (via The Geeky Chef)
What’s your favorite movie/book/game-inspired recipe? Tell us in the comments.