Delicious Pop Culture Cookbooks for the Nerdy Kitchen

By Kat La Mantia | June 30 2022 | GeneralGifts & GamesPop Culture Prose

The heat is on and the temperature is perfect to add a new recipe to your summer gatherings! With pop culture cookbooks, you can truly immerse yourself in the world of your favorite franchise. Make a tavern meal you could split with Geralt from The Witcher; indulge in Sansa Stark’s favorite lemon cake; channel The Walking Dead and create delicious survival dishes that are also zombie apocalypse prepper-approved.

Make a little part of your favorite TV shows, books, movies, and video games come alive in your kitchen, and don’t forget to finish off your geek-themed dinner party with a Star Trek-inspired cocktail. Fizzy Tribble, anyone?

The Unofficial Zelda Cookbook
978-1-80336-281-6
Explore the culinary universe of The Legend of Zelda with over 50 delicious recipes from across the Kingdom of Hyrule!
$34.95 US
Dec 06, 2022
Hardcover
192 Pages
Titan Books

The Witcher Official Cookbook
Provisions, Fare, and Culinary Tales from Travels Across the Continent
978-1-9848-6093-4
Eighty mouthwatering and restorative recipes inspired by the bestselling video game series The Witcher, from hearty tavern fare and fortifying drinks to lavish banquets for feasts with friends.
$35.00 US
Mar 21, 2023
Hardcover
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Castle Rock Kitchen
Wicked Good Recipes from the World of Stephen King [A Cookbook]
978-1-9848-6002-6
Explore 80 classic and modern recipes inspired by Stephen King's Maine, featuring dishes from the books set in Castle Rock, Derry, and other fictional towns—with a foreword from the legendary author himself.
$35.00 US
Oct 04, 2022
Hardcover
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Assassin's Creed: The Culinary Codex
978-1-78909-970-6
Step into the Animus and prepare to be transported to the world of Assassin’s Creed!
$29.99 US
Sep 06, 2022
Paperback
144 Pages
Titan Books

A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
978-0-345-53449-1
With the furor for all things George R.R. Martin at an all-time high, we are delighted to be able to offer the first official A Song of Ice and Fire cookbook. Now you can read the books and eat your way through them!
$35.00 US
May 29, 2012
Hardcover
240 Pages
Bantam

The Snacking Dead
A Parody in a Cookbook
978-0-7704-3544-8
For fans of AMC's The Walking Dead (more than half of whom are female), Max Brooks, and all things zombies, the crazy-clever creators of Fifty Shades of Chicken hack a new parody cookbook filled with snacks for every occasion, tips for cooking under duress, and a love story that will send ripples down your spine--all accompanied by food photography that will ignite your palate.
$19.99 US
Oct 22, 2013
Hardcover
160 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Alien Cookbook
978-1-78909-483-1
Thrill your friends and frighten your family with 50 delectable recipes inspired by the cult sci-fi Alien series! 
$34.95 US
Sep 07, 2021
Hardcover
144 Pages
Titan Books

Star Trek Cocktails
A Stellar Compendium
978-1-85875-968-5
Set your taste-buds to stunned! These Cosmic recipes will take you where no one has gone before. They're cocktails, Jim, but not as you know them....The perfect holiday gift for the Star Trek fan in your life!
$24.95 US
Nov 03, 2020
Hardcover
152 Pages
Hero Collector

Heroes' Feast (Dungeons & Dragons)
The Official D&D Cookbook
978-1-9848-5890-0
80 recipes inspired by the magical world of Dungeons & Dragons--perfect for a solo quest or a feast shared with fellow adventurers.
$35.00 US
Oct 27, 2020
Hardcover
240 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Firefly - The Big Damn Cookbook
978-1-78909-241-7
Cook your way across the 'Verse using over 70 recipes inspired by Joss Whedon's cult TV show with Firefly: The Big Damn Cookbook.
$34.95 US
Sep 24, 2019
Hardcover
160 Pages
Titan Books

The Bob's Burgers Recipe Box
Real Recipes for Joke Burgers
978-0-7893-3677-4
A set of recipe cards featuring the best pun-filled burger recipes from the hit TV show Bob's Burgers.
$14.95 US
Sep 10, 2019
Cards
37 Pages
Universe

Outlander Kitchen: To the New World and Back Again
The Second Official Outlander Companion Cookbook
978-1-9848-5515-2
Sink your teeth into over 100 new easy-to-prepare recipes inspired by Diana Gabaldon's beloved Outlander and Lord John Grey series, as well as the hit Starz original show--in the second official cookbook from OutlanderKitchen.com founder Theresa Carle-Sanders!
$35.00 US
Jun 02, 2020
Hardcover
352 Pages
Delacorte Press

Outlander Kitchen
The Official Outlander Companion Cookbook
978-1-101-96757-7
A cookbook of recipes inspired by Outlander -- a culinary retelling of Diana Gabaldon's bestselling series.
$35.00 US
Jun 14, 2016
Hardcover
352 Pages
Delacorte Press

Feeding Hannibal: A Connoisseur's Cookbook
978-1-78329-766-5
AN INNOVATIVE COOKBOOK INSPIRED BY THE FOOD FEATURED IN THE HIT TV SHOW HANNIBAL AS SEEN ON NBC, WRITTEN BY THE FOOD STYLIST OF THE SHOW
$29.95 US
Oct 18, 2016
Hardcover
240 Pages
Titan Books

Forking Good
An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place
978-1-68369-155-6
A fun, lively, and fully illustrated cookbook of 30 original and practical recipes inspired by NBC's hit sitcom The Good Place, filled with the absurd, pun-driven food humor and accessible philosophy that makes the show so popular with fans.
$19.99 US
Oct 22, 2019
Hardcover
160 Pages
Quirk Books

Cocktails of the Movies
An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology New Expanded Edition
978-3-7913-8744-4
Now available in a new expanded and updated edition, Cocktails of the Movies serves up the 72 greatest cocktails to have featured on film.
$14.95 US
Feb 23, 2021
Hardcover
176 Pages
Prestel

Trejo's Tacos
Recipes and Stories from L.A.: A Cookbook
978-1-9848-2685-5
From the legendary actor and L.A. restaurateur comes a cookbook featuring 75 badass recipes, from lowrider donuts and award-winning vegan cauliflower tacos to a sweet and spicy brisket inspired by Danny's mom's barbacoa.
$26.00 US
Apr 21, 2020
Hardcover
224 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Cook It! The Dr. Seuss Cookbook for Kid Chefs
50+ Yummy Recipes
978-0-525-57959-5
The perfect gift for budding chefs, this illustrated cookbook is filled with fifty recipes inspired by the works of Dr. Seuss--for children and grown-ups to cook TOGETHER!
$19.99 US
Jan 04, 2022
Hardcover
160 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 7 and up

Behind Bars
High Class Cocktails Inspired by Low Life Gangsters
978-3-7913-8684-3
Pairing notorious gangsters and mobsters from movies and television with signature cocktails, this pocket-sized collection of boozy recipes is so much fun, it's criminal.
$14.95 US
Sep 22, 2020
Hardcover
144 Pages
Prestel

The Goldbergs Cookbook
978-0-7893-3675-0
This official cookbook features totally eighties dishes from the hit TV show.
$19.95 US
Apr 14, 2020
Hardcover
160 Pages
Universe

The Portlandia Cookbook
Cook Like a Local
978-0-8041-8610-0
The companion cookbook from former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, the stars of the satirical series Portlandia--with 50 delicious and usable recipes for every freegan, organic farmer, food truck diehard, dumpster diver, and food lover. And yes, the chicken's local.
$25.99 US
Oct 28, 2014
Hardcover
176 Pages
Clarkson Potter