Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

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"A fun way to get kids interested in Harry Potter also interested in food." --New York Magazine Conjure up feasts that rival the Great Hall's, sweets fit for the Minister of Magic, snacks you'd find on the Hogwarts Express, and more! This bestselling unofficial Harry Potter cookbook is perfect for chefs of all ages, from new readers to longtime fans--no wands required! Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut. Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express. With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffee Pie! 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, such as: Treacle Tart--Harry's favorite dessert Molly's Meat Pies--Mrs. Weasley's classic dish Kreacher's French Onion Soup Pumpkin Pasties--a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you'll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magical culinary masterpieces, sure to make even Mrs. Weasley proud!
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 239 pages
  • 180 x 240 x 22mm | 600g
  • Holbrook, MA, United States
  • English
  • 1440503257
  • 9781440503252
  • 183

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Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall.

A proper cuppa...
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"An excellent gift idea for any fan." --Merch Dope
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About Dinah Bucholz

Dinah Bucholz taught English before working as a copyeditor for a book publisher. A passionate pie baker known for her fine desserts, Bucholz is now a full-time mother to her four children in Philadelphia, PA. Visit her website at www.unofficialharrypottercookbook.com.
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13,309 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
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4 24% (3,159)
3 19% (2,507)
2 6% (777)
1 3% (373)

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As an avid Harry Potter fan and something of a gastronomer, I was pretty excited about this book and it is a nice addition to my collection but I felt it lacked creativity in the recipe department and was very much for an American audience... possibly children. What I loved: The author has painstakingly gone through each of the Harry Potter books and referenced every mention of food with a recipe. There are also some interesting historical notes about the origins of certain recipes. What I didn't love: As an Australian and as a foodie, I couldn't help but groan as the author explained the bleeding obvious, a biscuit is a cookie, toffee is like taffy and so on. My annoyance peaked with her note on porridge: "it's actually a real food that real people in the UK eat!" I wasn't sure who this book was aimed at, it quite often seemed to be talking to a child audience (I mean, for heaven's sake, who doesn't know that porridge is a real food?) but the recipes certainly aren't child-levels of ease. The biggest let down for me though? No pictures.show more
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