Being a SciFi Foodie
by Jim Smith
A year ago, I dreamed up a great recipe … Hobbit Stew. It was the product of a random conversation leading up to an annual cookout/camping event I go to every year, and a recent watching of the Lord of the Rings trilogy on Blu-Ray. One things Hobbits like to do is eat, and if you actually read the trilogy instead of watching it, you would be impressed by some of the vivid detail JRR Tolkien goes into when talking about food. I guess sir Tolkien was a bit of a foodie himself.
So, the process went sort of like this: I went to my handy-dandy one volume edition of the Lord of the Rings and re-read food descriptions, particularly those cooked and consumed by Hobbits...Read More