If you’re a fan of Avatar: The Last Airbender, you’re probably aware that Netflix is set to release a live-action version of the hit animated show. In fact, Daniel Dae Kim was recently added to the cast.
As you await how Netflix will explore the story even further, here’s a little something to hype you up in the meantime: you can eat your way through delicacies from the Air Nomads, Water Tribe, Earth Kingdom, and Fire Nation with the official Avatar: The Last Airbender cookbook.
Scheduled to be released worldwide this November 23, this special cookbook published by Insight Editions will take anime fans and foodies on a tour through the Four Nations with aptly named recipes like Appa’s Apple Salad, Sokka’s Salmon Jerky, Beifong Beef, Fire Noodles, and more. How mouthwatering and exciting, right?
So what can fans expect from this special cookbook? The book’s author, Jenny Dorsey, a Chinese-American professional chef and artist, said the book will comprise 60 recipes featured respect the cultures and cuisines from which the show takes influences, meaning mainly Japanese, Chinese, and Inuit cuisines.
Plus, the signature dishes in the world of Avatar are written in an in-universe style, with characters such as Uncle Iroh, Katara, Azula, and the cabbage merchant presenting and commenting on the recipes. The cookbook also features a few specialties from The Jasmine Dragon Tea Shop.
To excite fans even further, here’s the book’s official description as per Amazon:
“From the shores of Kyoshi Island to the crowded streets of Ba Sing Se, this official cookbook collects signature dishes from all four nations, like vegetarian plates of the Air Nomads, fiery entrees from the Fire Nation, seafood from the North and South Poles, and delectable cuisine from the Earth Kingdom.
Featuring enticing color photography, step-by-step instructions, and tips for adapting dishes to specific diets, this book includes sixty authentic food and beverage recipes inspired by the beloved series. Enjoy this diverse compendium of delicacies from the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender.”
This special cookbook will surely sell like hotcakes so pre-order it on Amazon while you can. Happy cooking!