Get inspiration from cookbooks that pay tribute to geeky treats like Adventure Time, World of Warcraft, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Star Trek and more.
It's not just fun to collect Pokemon, it's also satisfying to eat them. The Pokemon Cookbook: Easy & Fun Recipes will inspire you to make a Pokeball sushi roll, Pikachu ramen and mashed Meowth potatoes for your next dinner party.
With Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook, you can whip up a Supreme Dalek Cake, a Cyberman Pie a Cassandra Pizza and Ood Rolls for you and your companions. No need for time travel experience. A kitchen and some imagination will do.
You don't have to live on the International Space Station to eat food meant for zero gravity. Written by NASA scientists Charles Bourland and Gregory Vogt, the recipes in The Astronaut's Cookbook: Tales, Recipes, and More are extracted from the NASA food specifications and modified for a normal kitchen. Celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Emeril Lagasse contribute recipes in the cookbook.
Dig into Dirge's Kickin' Chimaerok Chops and fresh loaves of Mulgore Spice Bread with World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook. (Editors' note: The cookbook's publisher, Simon & Schuster, is owned by CBS, which also publishes CNET.)
If you like your chili extra-hot, then maybe the kind forged from a dragon is your speed. In the World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook, this recipe for Dragonbreath Chili calls for Thai, chipotle and jalapeno peppers.(Editors' note: The cookbook's publisher, Simon & Schuster, is owned by CBS, which also publishes CNET.)
For the fans of the popular HBO vampire series, True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps is the kind of cookbook and cocktail guide that will make any mortal or immortal long for Up-in-Arms Biscuits and Gravy, as well as Sookie Stackhouse's Fried Apple Pies.
From Hunger Games to Legend of Zelda, The Geeky Chef Cookbook: Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods features over 60 recipes and photos that will help fans recreate everything from Harry Potter Pumpkin Pasties to Game of Thrones Lemon Cakes.
Want to feast like you're at Winterfell? Or perhaps you long to nosh on honeyfingers with Daenerys Targaryen? A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook includes recipes for Mutton in Onion-Ale Broth, Almond Crusted Trout, Cream Swans, Wintercakes and Honey-Spiced Locusts, to name a few of the delicacies from the four houses.
While Feeding Hannibal: A Connoisseur's Cookbook sounds like the kind of book that could land you in jail, keep in mind no humans are actually on the menu. Inspired by the popular NBC series, this cookbook features meaty recipes like Tenderloin of Beef in a Tent for Two. The cookbook also includes anecdotes, artwork and photos of the cast and crew from the series.
Manga comic book characters love to eat as much as they love having adventures. So it make sense that fans would want to recreate their favorite characters' meals. "The Manga Cookbook: Japanese Bento Boxes, Main Dishes and More" illustrates how to cook authentic onigiri (rice balls), yakitori (skewered chicken), oshinko (pickled vegetables), udon (Japanese noodles), okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pizza) and other yummy dishes. The cookbook also features original manga illustrations by Chihiro Hattori.
Who says cooking a meal has to be boring? Discover the wonders of geeky gastronomy and learn the "science of nano-emulsions" from the six-volume, 2,400-page, 50-plus-pound set of cookbooks called "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking" by chef Nathan Myhrvold.
Whether you're in the mood for Turkish Delight or Gooseberry Fool, "The Unofficial Narnia Cookbook" has 150 recipes inspired by "The Chronicles of Narnia" book series by C.S. Lewis. Eat like Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter on fire-roasted pavenders and sugar-dusted tea cake. Best of all, you don't have to worry about running into the White Witch in your kitchen.
Leave it to fantasy writer Terry Pratchett to create the kind of cookbook worthy of its own epic world building. "Nanny Ogg's Cookbook: A Useful and Improving Almanack of Information Including Astonishing Recipes" features tasty treats from one of Pratchett's most famous witches from his Discworld book series. Create Nobby's Mum's Distressed Pudding or Rincewind's potato cakes. Best of all, the cookbook is sprinkled with advice from Nanny on life and love.
Muggles and wizards alike can learn a thing or two from "The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory." Recipes include Harry's favorite dessert of Treacle Tart, Mrs. Weasley's classic dish called Molly's Meat Pies, and Pumpkin Pasties, a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart.
You don't need a high midi-chlorian count to cook like a Jedi Master. "The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes" features 27 Star Wars-themed snacks for everything from Princess Leia Danish Dos to Boba Fett-uccine.
When something called Boss Nass Broccoli is on the menu, you might just finish your veggies for a change. "The Star Wars Cookbook II: Darth Malt and More Galactic Recipes" is another pun-tastic cookbook worthy of any Death Star kitchen. Recipes include Darth Double Dogs, Pickle Jar Jar and Bubble City Salad.
More than just a mere cookbook, "The Star Wars Party Book: Recipes and Ideas for Galactic Occasions" includes ideas for ideas party games, crafts, decorations, invitations, and DIY costumes. Plus learn how to make a Death Star pinata!
Hungry for veal cutlets stuffed with snails? Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí's cookbook "Les Diners De Gala" is back in print for the first time in 40 years. Be adventurous with the recipes for such unusual morsels as toffee with pine cones.
Ready for Elevenses? "An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery" features recipes for breakfast, second breakfast, luncheon, afternoon tea, supper, dinner and of course Elevenses. The cookbook includes recipes for Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian and gluten-free meals.
Whether you're a fan of Batman's bat signal, Superman's S, Flash's lightning bolt or Green Lantern's symbol, they all make excellent cookie designs, with tips from "The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook."