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Food, it's the stuff we eat. Cookies, salads, red meat, disgusting vending machine sandwiches... all of it. Maybe even us, if we're not careful.

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Where are the ingredients for the massive feasts at Hogwarts coming from?

If I remember correctly, food is one of the five things that can't be transfigured. The House Elves were responsible for cooking all of the meals at the school, but the raw ingredients have to come ...
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Was the composition of Elvish lembas ever discussed?

Most accounts, such as exemplified in this answer here, present lembas as being a rarely-made / distributed and otherwise protected food. Wikis never seem to give discussion on the matter, which ...
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How do the Elves in LOTR (canon) obtain their food?

It's been asked before what Elves eat, but my question is specifically: where on (Middle) Earth do they get it? I find this to be a significant mystery & potential "hole" in the mythology. I'll ...
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Female alien protagonist farms humans and crashes car in Britain

I may have read this story in sci fi & fantasy mag. The story concerned a lower caste female alien surgically morphed and assigned to an earth food processing center in Britain. She was appalled ...
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Does Superman need to eat?

I see related questions such as: Does Superman need to breathe? and Bruce Banner needs to eat, but does the Hulk? But does Superman need to eat? If yes, what happens if he doesn't?
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What is the Elvish Diet?

It seems that a lot of emphasis is given to both the Hobbits and the Dwarves in regards to their diet, but I don't recall much being said about the Elves. (It has been about 15 years since I read LOTR ...
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Has the human race gone vegetarian in Star Trek?

In Voyager, we primarily see various gourds and other alien vegetables in Neelix's kitchen, and most of the food we see replicated is vegetarian, like an instance of Paris ordering tomato soup, though ...
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Real-world recipes for A Song of Ice and Fire

I saw this question, and it made me think about a similar question regarding the A Song of Ice and Fire universe. Are there some resources (online or otherwise) that you can suggest regarding recipes ...
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Are there real-world Recipes for Middle Earth?

I will be having a Lord of the Rings Risk party at my house on the seventh and was thinking about trying to have a few food items from the books. I'm just wondering if any of you could recommend any ...
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What kind of wine is a funeral wine?

I've been re-reading "Anansi Boys" and I came upon something that picked my interest. It was a wine that Spider and Fat Charlie were drinking in honour of their dad passing. Spider called it a funeral ...
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Are there any resources for recipes from the Star Trek universe?

The Star Trek universe has many displays or references to some exotic and interesting foods from alien cultures. Some interesting examples include: Hasperat Niccel Strips Chech'tluth And who can ...