hello friends, im an elfkin and i often come across the problem where i crave the texture/weight of meat, but get sick with guilt when i try to eat meat. to all the other elf/fae/any kinds of kin that also experience this struggle, i have found that cherries- the kinds with the pits in them- are a great substitute! theyre very “meaty” little guys, without the guilt factor.
ive also found that around these times, or the times when meat isnt such a guilt trip but i still rather have lighter foods, seafood is a godsend. things like salmon and shrimp are awesome when youre looking for lighter, “cleaner” foods while still getting the protein you need to remain healthy.
i also noticed, while sifting through the harry potter tag, a bit of a struggle to find savoury foods that are still wizardy. im not an expert on wizardkin, but i do live around the wizarding world of harry potter! these recipes arent going to be the exact ones they use at the parks, but here are some of the entrees/heavier foods that they serve at the leaky cauldron/three broomsticks!
- toad in the hole
- fish n chips
- beef, lamb, and guinness stew
- fish(erman’s) pie
- scotch eggs
- cottage pie
- chicken sandwich; … it’s really just.. a lightly crusted chicken breast with mayo and sun dried(??) tomatoes, but man it’s so good if i get the Real Recipe, i’ll definitely submit it.
there are more but they’re a bit generic- ribs, turkey legs, smoked chicken, but those above are decidedly the most british and harry potter-y. with the opening of the new park (july eighth), theres bound to be people trying to replicate the new candies and dishes as well so i’ll keep an eye out for those!
also, to my fellow earthkin, pumpkin juice is absolutely fantastic and relatively good for you. im embarrassingly addicted to the stuff- it tastes just like home.