There have been unlimited myths about the nerds and one of the most popular ones among them is that nerds cannot cook. But with these books, nerds can definitely have a good time reading some unique ways to achieve your target and also perform some cooking experiments. The list of cookbooks in this writing have recipes that can be tried by beginners as well as those who are cooking for a time now. There are also several sweet dishes available in each book and some recipes to satisfy the baker in you. The detailed description of each recipe and ingredients is definitely a delight for nerds.
These books can definitely change the idea that cookbooks are just recipe books. Cookbooks have a detailed description of why such a dish is important to your health or how that particular recipe can help you formulate a dish you love and a story behind it.
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#1 – The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory
The Potter fans have always been anxious about different foods are shown in the harry potter movie. These recipes actually do exist and trying them out can help you experience a spoon of magic! Remember the time we all use to gaze at that pumpkin juice, butterbeer, and those tasty pumpkin pies. This cookbook has all recipes we have dreamed about in our childhood. Dinah Bucholz brought this unique book in the market has more than 150 recipes in it the book has all ideas to impress your child and give them a wonderful surprise in their birthday or any special occasion you desire. The book describes the holiday feasts and other unique events accompanying the unique dishes and recipe along with the event.
Everything is super organized in the book and is a great piece for potter heads as they can completely relate to such recipes. Say the pumpkin juice is more of a portion and if you follow the recipe of this book you can make a sour and different pumpkin juice which is tasty as well. Thus, giving the feeling of a potion to all Potter fans. The author has definitely been a keen observer of all harry potter scenes and managed to pick up the best food out of it and design it in such a manner that matches the taste and emotion shown in the movies. This was possible because the author of the book is a chef herself. You can get this online on Amazon and such other retail sites.
What we like about it:
The book has all our favourite harry potter recipes like Treacle pudding, Treacle tart, Molly’s Meat Pies which was a classic dish of Mrs. Weasley, Kreacher’s French onion soup, pumpkin pasties, pumpkin juice, Big fluffy pancakes, Rock cakes, Irish soda bread, kippers, lemon drops, acid drops, Mrs. Weasley’s little roast chicken with mashed potatoes and many more. Any kid who loves Harry Potter dishes are sure to fall for these yummy treats and you can organise a theme party with such dishes as well. An ideal book for all nerds who are Potter fans.
#2 – A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Many of us have been in love with the series Game of Thrones. Over a period of time, we have enjoyed the marvelous episodes and the politics in them. So, what about the food! Game of Thrones has shown us some of the most delicious food on our TV screen which we thought would be great to have. The first things that attract food are definitely the awesome food served in Winterfell. Most of us thought it would be impossible to formulate the taste of such dishes because we can never have camel or dragon eggs in our kitchen. Thankfully Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer the authors of the book A feast of ice and fire did not think so, rather they realized the pain of several food lovers around the world and went ahead to formulate some extraordinary dishes which could satisfy our taste and vision as well. So that we can enjoy the feeling of having a meal on King’s Landing.
The authors have sorted perfect substitutes for the unavailable ingredients without compromising with the taste. The book has recipes from all regions so you can choose whether you want to have the warm and delicious dishes from the frozen corner of the north or the exotic rich taste of the west. The choice is up to you as the book has over 100 recipes from the different kingdoms.
What we like about it:
The book is pretty organized and a delight to read. The book has 6 chapters where the kingdoms are divided so that you can choose the desired food from the kingdom of love. The chapters consist of the wall, the north, the south, King’s Landing, Dorne, Across the narrow sea. And the targeted taste of each region is kept intact. The book is easily available on Amazon and other online retail sites so you can easily get your hands on this special cookbook and enjoy a delicious meal.
#3 – World of Warcraft: the official cookbook
Many of us enjoyed the unique game of World of Warcraft. While playing in the multiplayer mode we wished if we could enjoy the exclusive food of this game as well. The game became increasingly popular around the world and keeping in mind the desire of their foody fans, the official committee of the game decided to launch a cookbook. So, this unique cookbook was an official release for the fans so that they can enjoy the adventure further accompanied with food. The book not only shares recipes but provides an idea on the food pairings and ideas for creating your own customized Azerothian feasts.
The dishes mentioned in the book can be made by people of a variety of skill level, whether you are a beginner in cooking or an expert, the book has dishes for everyone. The book consists of unique recipes like Ancient Pandaren Spices, Fel eggs and Ham, Mulgore Spice bread, Dragonbreath chili, Graccu’s Homemade Meat Pie, Bloodberry tart, Great father’s Winter Ale and so on. The book also has some exclusive illustrations which be a great help while cooking especially if you are a beginner and you can also take serving ideas from these illustrations. The book is quite readily available online in several retail stores like Amazon and so on and you can easily get your hands on this cookbook to convert your gaming adventure to food adventure.
What we like about it:
Unlike many other nerdy cookbooks this unique cookbook was an official release from the developer of the game and thus the tastes can be trusted upon to be quite unique and similar to what we expect them to be. The ingredients mentioned in the book are formulated in such a manner that they are easily available to us. The book is pretty cheap and available even on Kindle for an ever-cheaper price making it a good option to have along with you.
#4 – The walking dead: the official cookbook and survival guide
since its release in 2010, many of us have been a great fan of the zombie series the walking dead. We have watched several seasons of this unique television series wondering about several aspects of it including food. How can the food lovers not get interested in all the food is shown on screen! So, after the success of the television series, the official committee of this famous American television series decided to offer their fans with a unique official cookbook called the walking dead: the official cookbook and survival guide. This piece was formulated by the author Lauren Wilson.
As the name suggests the recipes in the book provides a tasty survival strategy and mainly revolves around the use of readily available ingredients for making each dish. When you go through the chapters you can get an idea on survival strategies in the wild as well. The book has our all favorite dishes like Carol Peletier’s baked goods, Carl’s pudding, Hershel’s spaghetti and so on. This cookbook is packed with lifesaving recipes you want in crisis and the illustrations provided can be helpful to beginners if while they start out with these simple recipes. The book is divided into chapters like breakfast, dinner, sweet treats, beverages and food preservation thus, giving you an overall idea of surviving.
What we like about it:
The book has several lives saving strategies including food preservation which is essential for all of us to learn. Even if someone has not watched the series this book is a must-have from the knowledge point as well. The author has provided some really important strategies to survive and the kindle version is super cheap and you should have a read on it. The book is available online on retail sites like Amazon and others.
#5 – The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the Geek in All of Us
When we talk about nerdy cookbooks or recipes for nerds the first cookbook that comes to our mind is the nerdy nummies cookbook. This cookbook is based on the famous cooking show nerdy nummies which became extremely popular over the internet. Very similar to the concept of the show, the book revolves around sweet dishes and the book focuses on simple baking strategies without the involvement of any expensive appliances and with the use of simple ingredients making baking easy for all the nerds out there. The book combines two things in this cookbook which Rosanna loves, geek culture and baking.
So, in the true sense, this cookbook aims to reach out to all the nerds who might find cooking interesting and teach them how to make the baking lives easy and fun. The book has a very light toned attitude making it quite fun and loving to experiment with these unique baking options which can make the cook inside the geeks alive. This book is one of the most popular cookbooks available and the author is an experienced YouTube blogger whose first publication was this book and since then she has even launched her unique baking tool line quite a time back. This book was regarded as a bestseller by the New York Times.
What we like about it:
In every sense, this book justifies being called a nerdy cookbook and the recipes are super easy to make and do not require the involvement of expensive cooking tools. The book is easily available online in several retail stores like Amazon and others. The book is available for a very moderate price and even there is a kindle version available for a pretty cheaper price. So, if you are looking for a cookbook to make sweet treats for yourself or your loved ones this cookbook is a must-have for you.
How we Choose the Top Nerdy Cookbooks in our List:
All these cookbooks have extremely unique recipes and we need them to work on certain issues. A cookbook is important for learning survival strategies like other gives you the chance explore a wide range of flavors suitable for different climatic conditions. Some other deals with learning the easy methods of baking and making every geek a super cook. But the one that did draw my attention to the maximum level to be my recommendation from the list is The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory and the A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook. Not a partial decision from a potter head but a decision in terms of the uniqueness of taste of each and every recipe. Each dish is so relatable with the scene in the movie where it appeared. These books appeared not only as unique cookbooks but also are excellent piece to read. But again, some books are not an official release from the makers and writers of while some others are, but all has successfully managed to maintain the essence and taste intact. I hope you find your correct match for a cookbook from the list, if you are looking for a healthy way to lose weight then also you have some excellent option available for you in the list.
Why you need the top nerdy cookbooks in your Kitchen
The time when I had a look at these books the first thing that came up in my mind was a perfect themed party with such dishes on the menu, excellent right! Just imagine it would be such perfect gift for your kids if they have been watching any of these series and crushing on those yummy juices and magic potions and unique flavours, they must have wondered how perfect it would be to taste them and with these books you can actually give them that pleasure. This book retails for a very reasonable price so you can easily get your hands onto it. Despite the fact that some of these books are not the best-selling nerdy cookbooks but it has all kinds of recipes starting from breakfast options to snacks, dinner and even sweet dishes. The authors have perfectly used her experience to formulated the taste of each dish while using the main ingredients. The unavailable ingredients are also replaced with common one which can be available easily so you can readily make these dishes. Keeping all these factors into consideration these unique nerdy cookbooks are a must-have in your kitchen if you love experimenting with cooking.
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