Pay tribute to your favorite video-game story lines by cooking up real-life foods based on the best games from the ’80s to today.
Throughout recent history, spanning generations of consoles, PCs, handhelds, and more, gamers have come together to experience story lines and fantasy worlds again and again. The hours standing in front of the Pac-Man machine at the arcades, learning the best cheats on Sims, and struggling not to fall off the Rainbow Road for an entire race has banded together millions around the world. Gaming is not just about replaying a game until you’ve mastered it, it’s an activity that molds best friends and creates the most memorable family game nights.
Celebrate and share the captivating culture of gaming with The Video Game Chef, offering over 70 step-by-step recipes for foods featured in games or based on their characters. Some of the delicious, level 1 recipes you can test in your own kitchen:
- Resident Evil’s Jill Sandwich
- Silent Hill’s Butter Cakes
- Sonic Unleashed Chili Dog
- Minecraft’s Cake Block
- Fortnite’s Durr Burger
- And More!
Perfect for game night spreads, themed parties, or family-fun cooking, and including fun themed photos, these simple recipes will have you achieving your video game goals in reality. Organized by decades spanning the ’80s to present day, there’s something for every gamer, whether you’ve played only the market’s favorites or you are an avid gamer who still keeps their Game Boy in pristine condition.
Think you can rise to the challenges of the kitchen? Put the controllers and keyboards aside and pick up your spoons, mixers, and knives to build up your skill stats now.
Cassandra Reeder is an avid home cook and lifetime geek. For over a decade, she has been helping other geeks and nerds all over the world make their fictional food fantasies come true at geekychef.com. Cassandra extended this mission as the author of the Geeky Chef cookbook series, which includes: The Geeky Chef Cookbook, The Geeky Chef Strikes Back, The Geeky Chef Drinks, and The Geeky Bartender Drinks. She is also the author of The Unofficial Princess Bride Cookbook. Cassandra currently lives in Portland, Oregon.