Being a geek is great, and to prove that geeks come from all walks of life, there are a variety of geek-themed cookbooks. There is no greater time to live as a geek than today. People have come to appreciate geeks and nerds, and being a geek is now a cool thing. As a geek, cooking experience has just gotten much better. Picture yourself preparing a delicious chocolate cake with Iron Man taking you through the whole process, or enjoying the dishes that your favorite shows, books, or comics talk about. It’s fun, right?To help you out, we've compiled a list of the best geek cookbooks on the market today.
Zombie Cupcakes by Zilly Rosen
Maybe brains taste as sweet as cupcakes. Hopefully, we never have to find out. Instead, we can indulge in 16 of the best zombie themed cupcakes. Zilly Rosen offers up her recipes for terrifying treats, which all have terrifying titles such as Destroy the Brain and Zombie Rising. With each creation taking about an hour from start to finish, you can whip up all your favorite recipes and have them ready to serve for any zombie show you love to watch.
Dining with the Doctor by Chris-Rachael Oseland
If you are a Doctor Who fan, then you should grab yourself this great cookbook. Written by Chris-Rachel Oseland, and inspired by Doctor Who episodes from 2005, let this book guide you in preparing all of your favorite dishes depicted in and inspired by the show. It contains a well-detailed chapter of fish and custard variations, and \ recipes for dishes like Slitheen Eggs and Sky Fog Cups, among others.
The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery by Chris-Rachel Oseland
Another great geek themed cookbook is An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery by Chris-Rachael Oseland. As Frodo and his companions try to reach Mount Doom, they are met with different culinary adventures. There are so many recipes inspired by the great journey of Frodo, the elves, and the dwarfs. So if you are a fan of Lord of the Rings then let Frodo guide you through your whole cooking process as he tries to reach Mount Doom.
A Game of Thrones, A Feast of Fire of Ice & Fire by Chelsea Monroe-CAssel & Sariann Lehrer
Take your dining experience to the next level by picking up a Game of Thrones cookbook. Invite your friends and feast like queens and kings. As they seek power, let the characters fight for a cooking opportunity in your kitchen. This cookbook contains medieval cuisines which will take your dining experience to the next level.
Angry Birds: Bad Piggies’ Egg Recipes
After collecting the eggs from the birds, the pigs take time off and explore their culinary skills by preparing, you guessed it, eggs. I really hope that the poor birds do not find out what the pigs are doing to their eggs. On the up side, there will be no angry birds attacking you in your kitchen. The book contains over 30 egg recipes great for cooking for yourself or for hosting friends and family.
Fifty Shades of Bacon by Ben Myhre & Jenna Johnson
For those who loved Fifty Shades of Grey, or just really love bacon, there is a cookbook for you. Fifty Shades of Bacon comes with a variety of bacon recipes, all presented within a narrative paralleling the hit book series. As Christine Grey seduces Anastasia, let the recipes and delicious meals from Fifty Shades of Bacon seduce your family and friends, leaving them craving for more of your delicious bacon.
The Snacking Dead by D. B. Walker
As geeks, the idea of the dead coming back to life is always mind blowing. We just get thrill and chills by just watching zombie movies. So turn your kitchen into the ultimate zombie apocalypse. The book comes with many snack themed recipes, including Sweetish Fleshballs and Cold-Blood Ice Cream Sandwiches, which would be great for watching zombie movie marathons or, of course, The Walking Dead, with your family and friends.
The Cooking Star Trek Cookbook by Ethan Phillips and William J. Birnes
You don’t need to be a geek to love Star Trek. Over the years Star Trek has gained popularity and grossed millions of dollars in the box office. So for all lovers of Star Trek, get your copy of this cookbook. It has over 15 recipes. Some of the recipes include Kate Mulgrew’s Pork Tenderloin, Tim Russ’ Pasta Primavera among others. So as you intend to have Star Trek movie marathon, prepare Rokeg Blood Pie for your family and friends to enjoy.
Cooking for Geeks by Jeff Potter
Cooking for nerds brings out the science in cooking. Using scientific facts to help you prepare the best meals for you and your family. It talks about how different temperatures will affect your food, and then advising the best temperature to use for various dishes. It also useful in helping to calibrate your tools. In short, this book brings the fun of science into cooking. In addition, it contains great and easy recipes for you to use.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dinah Bucholz
Leaving this out of any list of geek themed cookbooks would be a crime. If you are looking for a wizard treat, you should grab a copy of this great cookbook. As Harry tries to conquer Lord Voldermort, you can prepare Molly's Meat Pie before you watch the epic battle. The cookbook contains over 100 recipes to turn your kitchen into Hogwarts.
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps by by Gianna Sobol & Alan Ball
For that vampire crazy fan, grab a copy of the True Blood cookbook. The book has book recipes of southern cuisine and also contains beverages if you just want to prepare yourself a drink for you or your friends. It contains a variety of delicious recipes worth noting.