Harry’s 11th Birthday Cake from Hagrid

“From an inside pocket of his black overcoat he pulled a slightly squashed box. Harry opened it with trembling fingers. Inside was a large, sticky chocolate cake with Happy Birthday Harry written on it in green icing.” -Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling ....more

Jelly Roll | Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good Day

‘There were two cupcakes in Philip Parker’s lunch bag and Albert got a Hershey bar with almonds and Paul’s mother gave him a piece of jelly roll that had...more

Bubble and Squeak | The Wind in the Willows

It was bubble-and-squeak, between two plates, and its fragrance filled the narrow cell. The penetrating smell of cabbage reached the nose of Toad as he lay prostrate in his misery on the floor, and gave him the idea for a moment that perhaps life was not such a blank and desperate thing as he had imagined. -The Wind in the Willows,...more

Harry Potter Series | Treacle Tart

When everyone had eaten as much as they could, the remains of the food faded from the plates, leaving them sparkling clean as before. A moment later the desserts appeared. Blocks of ice cream in every flavor you could think of, apple pies, treacle tarts, chocolate eclairs and jam doughnuts, trifle, strawberries, Jell-O, rice pudding– -Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling We’re back to backing Harry Potter treats! ...more

Kangaroo Stew | Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence

There had been three different maintenance inspectors since they started; the new man was a good boss and they liked him very much. Sometimes he stayed at their camp to share a meal with Maude’s family. He enjoyed the kangaroo stews and dampers that her mother and aunts made ....more

Frobscottle | The BFG

“‘We is now having a swiggle of this delicious frobscottle and you will see the happy result.’ The BFG shook the bottle vigorously. The pale green stuff fizzed and bubbled.” “And oh gosh, how delicious it was! It was sweet and refreshing ....more

Candied Chestnuts | Redwall

“You name them, we’ve got them. Even candied chestnuts and acorn crunch. We could feed the district for a year.” -Redwall, Brian Jacques Chestnuts in Perth are quite the novelty ....more

Marilla’s raspberry cordial | Anne of Green Gables

“No. The sitting-room will do for you and your company. But there’s a bottle half full of raspberry cordial that was left over from the church social the other night ....more

Watercress Soup | Waiting For Whales

‘He knew where to gather watercress for his soups.’ -Waiting For Whales,...more

Duck in Orange Sauce | Me Before You

Jump onto Instagram, and you’ll see every YA book lover...more
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