Hey guys, Fenrir here with another exciting addition of Food for Thought! Sooo it’s not often that we talk about food without a recipe (which is why there’s no Fantastic Feasts this week), but there’s actually a reason for it. Last Tuesday The Hobbit was released on DVD to the excitement of
Richard Armitage fangirls fans across the US. Overall The Hobbit has a sort of whimsy that Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series does not share, and it certainly shows when the discussion of food comes up. So let’s take a moment from a foodie’s perspective to consider how it functions within a grandiose epic as complex as LOTR and what sort of information we can glean to successfully recreate Middle Earth’s cuisine — when really, we’re given nothing to work with.