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The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory--More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Wizards and Non-Wizards Alike

About The Book

“A fun way to get kids interested in Harry Potter also interested in food.” —New York magazine

Conjure up feasts that rival the Great Hall’s, sweets fit for the Minister of Magic, snacks you’d find on the Hogwarts Express, and more with this bestselling unofficial Harry Potter cookbook—no wands required!

Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut. Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express.

With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffee Pie! With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as:

Treacle Tart—Harry's favorite dessert
Molly's Meat Pies—Mrs. Weasley's classic dish
Kreacher's French Onion Soup
Pumpkin Pasties—a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart

With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you'll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary meals into magical culinary masterpieces, sure to make even Mrs. Weasley proud!

About The Author

Dinah Bucholz is the bestselling author of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband where she spends her time cooking and writing.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (May 25, 2023)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781440503252
  • Ages: 9 - 18

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Raves and Reviews

"Includes recipes for the fictional foods from the series, like cauldron cakes and treacle, and is a fun way to get kids interested in Harry Potter also interested in food."

—New York Magazine

"Maybe you already have all seven volumes of Harry Potter, but do you have the unofficial cookbook? Featuring delicious recipes from the wizarding world, including Cauldron Cakes and Butterbeer, it's the only guide you need to throwing the ultimate Hogwarts-style feast."


"A magical cookbook that'll have you sipping on gin and [pumpkin] juice in no time. Hate pumpkin juice? FINE! This also contains recipes for treacle tarts, rock cakes, kippers, and more."


"The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook will help you make magic in the kitchen for wizards and muggles alike."

—Taste of Home

"After a long winter's day, ever wish you could just cozy up in the Burrow and have Molly Weasley whip you up a little roast chicken with mashed potatoes? Now you can...with a bit of Muggle work. There are some delectable-sounding treats, including a lot of stick-to-your-ribs winter fare. It sure is fun cooking to these literary references. And if you have any plans to throw a Harry Potter theme party, this cookbook is a must-have."


“Will basically be your ticket on the Hogwarts Express.”


“A fabulous holiday present.”

New York Post

“Even muggles can create some magic in the kitchen with this Harry Potter-inspired cookbook.”

Good Housekeeping

“This unique collection will excite and satisfy the tastebuds of any fan.”


“Contains classic British recipes that any muggle would love.”


"Easily one of the best children’s cookbooks."


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