Slay your hunger with The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook
If you’ve got a teen in your life, chances are you’re heard about YA author Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy, set in a post-apocalyptic world where young men and women battle to the death in state-sponsored games. And although the film version of first book The Hunger Games won’t be released until late March, fans of the series can now check out author Emily Ansara Baines’s recently released book The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook.
All of the featured recipes are inspired by the trilogy, a relationship borne out by names like Gale’s Bone-Pickin’ Big Game Soup, District 12 Drop Biscuits, and Tigris’s Fig Cookies. The more than 150 recipes are organized into chapters for breakfast, breads, soups/stews/salads, seafood, chicken, beef/lamb/pork, wild game, and desserts. Each recipe comes with a short explanation of how it fits into the Hunger Games world, along with specific tips that tell you how you can change the recipes in order to save time, make healthier versions, and make preparation easier.
Despite the fact that some of the recipes, techniques, and ingredients seem overly complicated for the teens the book is designed for, The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook is still a great way to get already-budding chefs and Hunger Games fans interested and involved in the art of cooking.
The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook retails for $20.99.
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