oups & Stews

“You ever known any who could turn down a warm fire and some stew at the end of a hard day?”

― Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

October 17, 2022

The Lumpy Pumpkin's Hot Pumpkin Soup

I created a pumpkin soup recipe inspired by the hot pumpkin soup in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The soup is made at a tavern called the Lumpy Pumpkin by a man who is humorously named Pumm. Although the tavern is called the Lumpy Pumpkin, the soup appears to be both smooth and creamy. […]

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February 4, 2022

The Witcher Beer and Cheese Soup

"They had eaten beer potage, thick with croutons and cheese, and Ciri had been surprised they had not be served mushrooms as well." - Blood of Elves, by Andrzej Sapkowski I was thrilled when I first read this passage. I imagined a warm, comforting soup made with old world cheddar, cured pork, and Polish beer. […]