Eat Like a Hobbit!

In JRR Tolkien’s books The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Silmarillion, the Hobbit feeding schedule is referred to many times.

I thought it would be fun to create my own restaurant based on that feeding schedule. I am taking liberties with the types of food offered. While the standard Middle Earth/Shire fare consists of mainly rich English dishes, some of mine will be a lighter foodstuffs.

For those that object to that, please feel free to stop reading now and head towards these two websites: http://www.foodoftheshire.com and http://LOTRscrapbook.bookloaf.net/other/recipes.html.

7 AM Breakfast

Muffins & Pastries

Bacon, egg, and/or sausage butties

Oatmeal with fresh fruit

Drinks: tea, coffee, orange juice

9 AM Second Breakfast

Full English breakfast

Scramble of the Day

Drinks: tea, coffee, orange juice

11 AM Elevenses

Eggs Benedict

Quiche of the Day

Pork Pie

Drinks: tea, coffee, orange juice

1 PM Luncheon

Curry chicken pasties

Roasted rabbit or beef

Roasted vegetable soup

Fruit and cheese platter

Drinks: tea, ales, mead

4 PM Afternoon Tea

Scones, seed cake, pastries

Cucumber sandwiches

Sausage rolls

Sliced fruit

Drinks: tea (obviously) and coffee

6 PM Dinner/Supper

Roast Duck

Garlic & Rosemary Roasted leg of lamb

Aparagus or crunchy green beans

Roasted root vegetables or roast potatoes

Heavy brown bread with GOOD butter

Drinks: tea, coffee, ales, mead, beer

8 PM Dessert

Chocolate cake

Trifle

Fruit and cheese platter

Drinks: tea, coffee, hot chocolate, mulled wine, ciders

© Cori Large January 1, 2015

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3 Responses to Eat Like a Hobbit!

  1. What an out of the box idea!! Sounds like they eat a ton!!

    • caendicott says:

      They do! It seems like they are always eating, and if they’re not eating, they’re cooking for the next meal. And if guests come over in between meals, you MUST offer them refreshment.

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