While the trailer for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” may be coming out around Christmas, you’ll have to wait a little longer to add some cooking to your cosplay.
Eater is reporting that Tolkein scholar Astrid Tuttle Winegar has signed a deal to pen a “Lord of the Rings” inspired cookbook beguiling titled, “A Hobbit’s Cookbook: Eleventy-one Sweets, Snacks, and Savories Inspired by Middle-Earth.”
The cookbook promises to not discriminate towards Hobbits, but will also feature foods for elves, orcs, and Gollum. [Insert your own “precious” food joke here.] If one Hobbit cookbook isn’t enough to satisfy your cravings for the food of Middle Earth, Wired is reporting that “The Unofficial Hobbit Cookbook” is due out soon. But if you’re Christmas shopping for the Lord of the Rings fan who has everything, Amazon is selling Emerald Took’s “Regional Cooking from Middle-earth: Recipes of the Third Age.”
Whatever you end up cooking, we know what you’ll be singing as you do: