A Cinematic Feast: Movie Dishes We Can’t Help But Drool Over

A Cinematic Feast: Movie Dishes We Can’t Help But Drool Over

Have you ever found yourself salivating during a movie because you just saw one of the most delicious foods ever made pop up on screen? Don’t worry, we definitely have too. From gourmet dishes to sweet chocolate treats, the world of cinema often teases our stomachs with delightful foods that we wish we could get a taste of. We hope you’re here on a full stomach because we’re about to dive into some of the most drool-worthy foods that come up in movies.

1. Ratatouille from Ratatouille

There’s no Pixar movie filled with more delicious foods than Ratatouille. Thanks to its iconic final scene, vegetables have never looked tastier! As we watch terrifying food critic, Anton Ego, take a bite of Remy’s fabulous creation, we can see that his ratatouille promises a tasteful explosion of flavour. Made with simple ingredients like tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, zucchini, and onions, this dish represents more than just a tasty dish - it’s a labour of love and comfort. Who wouldn’t want to take a bite out of that?

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2. Butterbeer from Harry Potter

Alright Harry Potter fans, how many of you have drooled from watching the characters drink the delicious-sounding butterbeer? Whether it's served hot in Hogsmeade or cold in Diagon Alley, butterbeer has become an iconic food coming from the magical wizarding world. Described as a frothy blend of creamy butterscotch with a dash of magic, it simply sounds like heaven in a mug. 

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3. Turkish Delight from The Chronicles of Narnia

With a taste delicious enough to make you betray your own brothers and sisters, haven’t you ever wondered how delightful the Turkish Delight in this movie must be? Covered in a dusting of powdered sugar, this delicious sweet treat offered by the White Witch must be as magical as the enchanted Narnia itself.

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4. Tiana’s Gumbo from The Princess and the Frog

Animated movies just always do food right! A steamy pot of succulent sausage, shrimp, and vegetables all stewed together with the perfect mix of spices sounds absolutely divine. Promising a taste of New Orleans in every spoonful, Tiana’s Gumbo is a hearty dish made with love and care. Perfectly embodying her beautiful dream of opening her own restaurant, we just know it’s got to be a delicious dish.

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5. Wonka’s Chocolate from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Let’s be honest for a moment, we’ve all secretly dreamed about entering Wonka’s Chocolate Factory and indulging in all that delicious chocolate. And besides, when it comes to iconic treats on screen, Wonka’s magical chocolate bar comes close to the top. We can only begin to imagine just how creamy and sweet all that scrumptious chocolate is.

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6. Spaghetti from Lady and the Tramp

Has there ever been a more romantic and iconic moment in animated film history? When it comes to the beloved spaghetti scene in Lady and the Tramp, we’re not just eyeing the spaghetti - we fall in love with the incredibly heartwarming and innocent moment between the two puppies on screen. Of course, after seeing that hearty mountain of spaghetti topped with delicious meatballs, we can’t help but want some ourselves after watching it too.

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7. Margherita Pizza from Eat, Pray, Love

“I’m having a relationship with my pizza.” Now that’s a quote we can definitely agree with. As we watch Julia Roberts devour a delicious Margherita pizza during her self-reflective trip to Italy, we can’t help but salivate. After all, who wouldn’t want to be eating a freshly made pizza from the country that makes it best?

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The next time you watch these movies, you better have snacks prepared because you’re definitely going to get hungry. If you ever find yourself craving one of these delicious dishes after watching the movie, perhaps it's time to whip out your cooking skills in an attempt to recreate them.