80 recipes inspired by the magical world of Dungeons & Dragonsperfect for a solo quest or a feast shared with fellow adventurers.
From the D&D experts behind Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana comes a cookbook that invites fantasy lovers to learn about their favorite fictional cultures through their unique cuisines and lifestyles. With this book, you can prepare dishes delicate enough to dine like elves and their drow cousins or hearty enough to feast like a dwarven clan or a boisterous orcish horde. All eighty dishesdeveloped by a professional chef from one of the country's top test kitchensare delicious, easy to prepare, and composed of wholesome ingredients readily found in our world.
Heroes' Feast includes recipes for snacking, such as Bytopian Shepherd's Bread, Iron Rations, savory Hand Pies, and Hogs in Bedrolls, as well as hearty vegetarian, meaty, and fish mains, such as Amphail Braised Beef, Hommlet Golden Brown Roasted Turkey, Drow Mushroom Steaks, and Moonshae Seafood Risotto. There are also featured desserts and cocktailslike Heartlands Roseapple & Blackberry Pie, Yawning Portal Biscuit, and Chultan Zombieand everything in between, to satisfy a craving for any adventure.
About the Author
Dungeons & Dragons launched the great tradition of roleplaying games in 1974 with an unprecedented mix of adventure and strategy, dice-rolling, and storytelling. Wizards of the Coast continues to honor that tradition, bringing to market a diverse range of D&D game and entertainment experiences and influencing numerous writers, directors, and game designers by tapping into an innate human need to gather with friends and tell an exciting story together.Kyle Newman is a writer/director whose directorial work includes Fanboys, written by Ernest Cline; Barely Lethal; and the music video for Taylor Swift's "Style." Kyle also produced the critically acclaimed documentary Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made.Michael Witwer is the author of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons, a GeekDad best book of the year. Michael is considered an expert on D&D history and has spoken on the topic at Google Talks, on NPR's All Things Considered, and at major book and gaming conventions, including the Boston Book Festival, Gen Con, and Origins. Jon Peterson is a widely recognized authority on the history of games. His book Playing at the World was called "the first serious history of the development of Dungeons & Dragons" by The Village Voice. He has contributed to many academic anthologies on games including Zones of Control and Role-Playing Game Studies, as well as gaming and geek culture websites.