"Katniss's favorite food from the Capitol is the delicious lamb stew with dried plums. It's no coincidence that this is her favorite dish. Soups and stews are common foods in the Seam, and this healthy and filling dish likely reminded her of the home and family she desperately missed." (The Hunger Games, Chapter 9)
Yield 8-10 servings
"Hungry for the dishes served up in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy? The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook: From Lamb Stew to "Groosling" -- More Than 150 Recipes Inspired by The Hunger Games Trilogy is ready to rock fans' kitchens." --USA Today
"The Hunger Games movie is just a few months away, and really, who isn't secretly super-excited for the teen post-apocalyptic book trilogy to make it to the big screen? Watching the trailer on repeat is pretty fun. . . but now comes an even better way to sate your appetite--literally--until the film comes out. The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook!" --Village Voice
"In the postapocalyptic fantasy series The Hunger Games, starving characters eat whatever they can kill or forage: wild dog, horse, tree bark, mouse meat....fans have become obsessed with the food in the books, trying home preparation of dishes such as fire-roasted rabbit and seaweed bread. This month, The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook was published, with 150 recipes for rustic, gamy fare including fried squirrel and raccoon in bacon drippings, though none for dog. Food, and the lack of it, is a recurring theme in the dystopian trilogy." --The Wall Street Journal
"Most of the recipes are definitely ones that my whole family will enjoy and the kids will love knowing about the connection to The Hunger Games. If you or your children are fans of The Hunger Games, you definitely need to pick up a copy of The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook." --Confessions of an Overworked Mom Blog
"I give it a 'buy.' If you are into cooking game, and like a diverse cookbook that allowed you to easily substitute ingredients, then this is for you." --Bossy Italian Wife Blog
"Forget Katniss' hunting bow--you won't go hungry like the folks at District 12 if you've got this cookbook handy! Consider it a gastronomic tour of the futuristic dystopian saga, taking you from the humble tables of Katniss' forlorn home district to the lavish banquets of the Capitol." - E! Online
By the number of negative reviews I see here, I think most people are taking this book way too seriously. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Bigbooty
There are several reviews of this book that, well, to be honest, don't make much sense. I'm reading words like "terrible," "awful," "difficult," and the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Charles D. Martin Jr.
Amazing recipes and very helpful for my daughters birthday! She loves the Hunger Games so this was perfect for her birthday dinnerPublished 4 months ago by PinkiePie
We tried a "game" stew and it was good fresh, but not left over. The corn starch congealed the stew. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David C. Gardner
I really like this book. I didn't give it five stars mostly out of the fact that I just haven't used it as much as I wanted to/ thought I would. Read morePublished 5 months ago by acidburn
I bought this book, since my wife and I are intrigued by the idea of sustainable living and going off-grid. Read morePublished 5 months ago by S. Hudson
Bought this for my tween daughter who loves the hunger games and loves to cook! She really likes the cookbook. Read morePublished 7 months ago by G-Dub
Already tried the potato hash recipe, it was very delicious. The dessert section also looks great.
Looking forward to trying more of the hunger games inspired recipes.