Tag Archives: Night’s Watch

Game of Thrones Venison Stew

Venison Stew

“‘You can stand by the fire as long as you like. You’ll have food and drink, too. Hot mulled wine and a bowl of venison stewed with onions, and Hobb’s bread right out of the oven, so hot it will burn your fingers.’ Sam peeled

Root Soup featured

Root Soup

 “He found Dolorous Edd at the fire, complaining about how difficult it was for him to sleep when people insisted on blowing horns in the woods. Jon gave him something new to complain about. Together they woke Hake, who received the Lord Commander’s orders with a stream

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Buns with raisins, dried apple, and pine nuts

Elizabethan buns “‘Eat,’ Jon told him.  ‘There’s no knowing when you’ll have another chance.’  He took two buns himself.  The nuts were pine nuts, and besides the raisins there were bits of dried apple.” -A Storm of Swords Modern Buns Our Thoughts: The Elizabethan buns

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Hen stuffed w/carrots, chestnuts, and prunes

“I never eat prunes myself.  Well, there was one time when Hobb chopped them up with chestnuts and carrots and hid them in a hen.  Never trust a cook, my lord.  They’ll prune you when you least expect it.” (DwD) Black Hen, carved, w/carrot-chestnut-prune stuffing

Medieval Breakfast with black pudding

Three-finger Hobb’s Breakfast

“Very good, m’lord, only Hobb’s made boiled eggs, black sausage, and apples stewed with prunes this morning.  The apples stewed with prunes are excellent, except for the prunes.  I never eat prunes myself.  Well, there was one time when Hobb chopped them up with chestnuts

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Salad in Castle Black

“‘From the Lord Commander’s own table,’ Bowen Marsh told them.  There were salads of spinach and chickpeas and turnip greens, and afterward bowls of iced blueberries and sweet cream.” (I: 372) Medieval-ish Salad Our thoughts: This salad is earthy and quite tasty.  The different greens

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Rock Your Premiere Party!

In honor of the upcoming premiere of Game of Thrones on HBO, we have put together a selection of foods that would be ideal for any premiere party.  We’ve included a selection of full recipes for those willing to try their hands in the kitchen,

Medieval Pork Pie with Currants

Pork Pie

“‘If I could fly, I’d be back at Castle Black eating a pork pie,’ said Sam.” -A Clash of Kings Thoughts: When we began to make these, we naively thought, “Two meat pies?  We’ll surely have leftovers for days!”  They were gone within hours.  Like

Old Bear's Hot Spiced Wine

The Old Bear’s Hot Spiced Wine

“The Old Bear was particular about his hot spiced wine.  So much cinnamon and so much nutmeg and so much honey, not a drop more.  Raisins and nuts and dried berries, but no lemon, that was the rankest sort of southron heresy…” -A Clash of


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