Smile


Food2

~MISC FOODS OF GOR~






FOOD TYPES

FOOD NAME

DESCRIPTION

REFERENCE

_
_

STAPLES & OTHER

BISCUITS
BLACK BREAD
BLOOD, FROZEN
BOND MAID GRUEL
BUTTER
CACAO
CHEESE
CHOCOLATE
CINNAMON
CLOVES
CREAM
FERMENTED MILK CURDS
FOREST HERBS
HONEY
INSECTS
NUTMEG
NUTS
PEMMICAN
RENCE
RENCE PITH
RENCE PORRIDGE
SALT AND PEPPER
SA TARNA
SA TARNA BREAD
SA TARNA PORRIDGE
STEWS
STUFFED MUSHROOMS
SUGARS, WHITE AND YELLOW
SULLAGE
TARTS
TASTA
TREE BARK
YELLOW GOREAN BREAD
_
BISCUITS

made like earth biscuits.

"The first thing I did was unseal one of the two water flasks and open the dried rations. And there on that windy ledge, in that abode of the tarn, I ate the meal that satisfied me as no other had ever done, though it consisted only of some mouthfuls of water, some stale biscuits, and a wrapper of dried meat."
TARNSMAN OF GOR, Pg. 144.
_
BLACK BREAD

baked soft and full flavored from Gorean grains. It is heavy and dark in color and served with clotted bosk cream or honey.

"The great merchant galleys of Port Kar, and Cos, and Tyros, and other maritime powers, utilized thousands of such miserable wretches, fed on brews of peas and black bread, chained in the rowing holds, under the whips of slave masters, their lives measured by feedings and beatings, and the labor of the oar."
HUNTERS OF GOR, Pg. 13.
_
BLOOD, FROZEN

eaten/drank by the people of the far North.

"He took his kayak to the side of the beast. With wooden plugs he began to stop up the wounds. He did not wish to lose what blood might be left in the animal. Frozen blood is nutritious."
BEASTS OF GOR, Pg. 287.
_
BOND MAID GRUEL

a "thick" soup.

"Another of the bond-maids was then freed to mix the bond-maid gruel, mixing fresh water with Sa-Tarna meal, and then stirring in the raw fish."
MARAUDERS OF GOR, Pg. 63-64.
_
_
BUTTER

churned from the milk of the bosk or verr.

"We stopped by the churning shed, where Olga, sweating, had finished making a keg of butter."
MARAUDERS OF GOR, Pg. 101.
_
CACAO

like the cocoa of earth, this is used for many things, this is usually gotten from Cosian merchants.

"Many things here, of course, ultimately have an Earth origin. It is not improbable that the beans from which the first cacao trees on this world were grown were brought from Earth." "Do the trees grow near here?" I asked. "No, Mistress," she said. "We obtain the beans, from which the chocolate is made, from Cosian merchants, who, in turn, obtain them in the tropics."
KAJIRA OF GOR, PG. 61
_
_
CHEESE

made from the milk of the bosk or verr.

"The Tarn Keeper...brought the food, bosk steak and yellow bread, peas and Torian olives, and two golden-brown, starchy Suls, broken open and filled with melted bosk cheese."
ASSASSIN OF GOR, Pg. 168.
_
_
CHOCOLATE

beans brought back on one of the early Voyages of Acquisition, this is the same as the chocolate of Earth.

"Girls would fight and tear at one another for a chocolate. Confections are commonly used by masters as rewards in the training and conditioning of their girls." SLAVE GIRL OF GOR, Pg. 216
_
_
CINNAMON

like earth cinnamon, this spice is the main export of Schendi.

"Yes," I said. "It is cinnamon and cloves, is it not?" "Yes," said Ulafi, "and other spices, as well."
EXPLORERS OF GOR, Pg. 98.
_
CLOVES

a spice used for baking in it's whole or ground state.

"Yes," I said. "It is cinnamon and cloves, is it not?""Yes," said Ulafi, "and other spices, as well."
EXPLORERS OF GOR, Pg. 98.
_
_
CREAM

similar to pudding or custard.

"He sat,cross-legged,behind the low table. On it were hot bread,yellow and fresh, hot black wine, steaming, with its sugars, slices of roast bosk, the scrambled eggs of vulos, pastries with creams and custards" BEASTS OF GOR, Pg. 20
_
_
CUSTARD

thick pudding-like dessert.

"On the tray were assorted pastries, on the other was a variety of small, spiced custards."
GUARDSMAN OF GOR, Pg. 239.
_
_
FERMENTED MILK CURDS

made from bosk milk.

"By one fire I could see a squat Tuchuk, hands on hips, dancing and stamping about by himself, drunk on fermented milk curds, dancing, according to Kamchak, to please the sky."
NOMADS OF GOR, Pg. 28
_
_
FUDGE

Similar to Earths Fudge.

"These are not candies, incidentally, like sticks, as, for example, licorice or peppermint sticks, but soft, rounded, succulent candies, usually covered with a coating of syrup or fudge, rather in the nature of the caramel apple, but much smaller, and, like a caramel apple, mounted on sticks."
DANCER OF GOR, Pg. 81
_
_
GARLIC

like earths garlic.

"I have peas and turnips, garlic and onions in my hut."
OUTLAW OF GOR, Pg. 29.
_
_
HERBS

collected from the forests.

"Drawers in the side of the wagon contained, too, mysteries of goods, such as threads, cloths, scissors, thimbles, buttons and patches, brushes and combs, sugars, herbs, spices, packets of salt, and philtres of medicine. No one knew what all might be contained in that unusual cart."
SLAVE GIRL OF GOR, Pg. 29.
_
_
HONEY

collected from the hives found in the meadows and forests.

"The proprietor arrived with hot bread, honey, salt, and to my delight, a huge, hot roasted chunk of tarsk."
OUTLAW OF GOR, Pg. 79
_
_
HONEY CAKES

made from the rich sweet honey of Gor.

"..from a vendor, the Forkbeard bought his girls honey cake; with their fingers they ate it eagerly, crumbs at the side of their mouths."
MARAUDERS OF GOR, Pg. 144.
_
_
INSECTS

bugs

"It had been filled with the fat, loathsome green insects which, in the Ka-la-na thicket, Ute had told we were edible. Indeed, she had eaten them. 'they are nourishing,' she had said."
CAPTIVE OF GOR, Pg. 315.
_
_
MINT STICKS

mint flavored candies of Gor.

"...a tiny bowl of mint sticks, and the softened, dampened cloths on which we had wiped our fingers."
EXPLORERS OF GOR, Pg. 10.
_
NUTMEG

a spice which is sweet, it is a tree seed and used dried then crushed.

"I had had verr meat, cut in chunks and threaded on a metal rod, with slices of peppers and larma, and roasted; vulo stew with raisins, nuts, onions and honey; a Kort with melted cheese and nutmeg; hot Bazi tea, sugared, and, later, Turian wine."
TRIBESMEN OF GOR, Pgs. 47-48.
_
_
NUTS

collected from the many trees found in the forests.

"...vulo stew with raisins, nuts, onions and honey..."
TRIBESMEN OF GOR, Pg. 37
_
_
PASTRIES

type and kind not specified, but mentioned.

"I shop for wealthy women," said she, "for pastries and tarts and cakes things they will not trust their female slaves to buy."
NOMADS OF GOR, Pg. 238.
_
PEMMICAN

made by the Red Savages, this is a cake which can be eaten several ways, also called "Wakapapi".

"Wakapapi," said Cuwignaka to me. This is the Kaiila word for pemmican. A soft cake of this substance was pressed into my hands. I crumbled it. In the winter, of course, such cakes can be frozen solid. One then breaks them into small pieces, warms them in one's hands and mouth, and eats them bit by bit. I lifted the crumbled pemmican to my mouth and ate of it."
BLOOD BROTHERS OF GOR, Pgs. 46-47.
_
_
RENCE

a water plant whose grain, similar to rice, is eaten. The stems harvested and pressed into paper or woven into cloth. the grain may be boiled or ground into a paste and sweetened. Its paste can be fried into a type of pancake.

"In the morning, before dawn, she had placed in my mouth a handful of rence paste."
RAIDERS OF GOR, Pg. 28.
_
_
RENCE CAKES

Its paste can be fried into a type of pancake.

"In a moment the woman had returned with a double handful of wet rence paste. When fried on flat stones it makes a kind of cake, often sprinkled with rence seeds."
RAIDERS OF GOR, Pg. 25.
_
RENCE PITH

using the rence pith, this is mashed or ground up to make cakes, porridges, and other items.

"I had also been used to carry heavy kettles of rence beer from the various islands to the place of feasting, as well as strings of water gourds, poles of fish, plucked gants, slaughtered tarsks, and baskets of the pith of rence."
RAIDERS OF GOR, Pgs. 40-41.
_
RENCE PORRIDGE

when hungry and food was low, those in northern Torvaldsland fed on this.

"I had carried about bowls of cut, fried fish, and wooden trays of roasted tarsk meat, and roasted gants, threaded on sticks, and rence cakes and porridges, and gourd flagons, many times replenished, of rence beer."
RAIDERS OF GOR, Pg. 44..
_
_
SALT AND PEPPER

brought from earth.

"...Near him in places of honor, at a long, low table, above the bowls of yellow and red salt...."
NOMADS OF GOR, Pg. 253.
_
_
SA TARNA

a grain, like wheat, yellow in color, brewed into paga and it is also ground and used to bake the sa-tarna bread.

"At the oasis, will be grown a hybrid, brownish Sa-Tarna, adapted to the heat of the desert; most Sa-Tarna is yellow..."
TRIBESMEN OF GOR, Pg. 37.
_
_
SA TARNA BREAD

also known as yellow bread, a staple food in every Gorean meal. The bread is a rounded, marked, before baking, into six sections.

"There were great quantities of the yellow Sa-Tarna bread, in its rounded, six-part loaves."
RAIDERS OF GOR, Pg. 114.
_
_
SA TARNA PORRIDGE

a thick paste of boiled sa-tarna. A cold, unsweetened mixture of water and sa-tarna meal, with vegetables and shreds of meat added, on which slaves are fed.

"Like the bond-maids, she had been fed only on cold Sa-Tarna porridge and scraps of dried parsit fish."
MARAUDERS OF GOR, Pg. 56.
_
_
SPICES

varied spices.

"Some of the peppers and spices, relished even by children in the Tharai districts, were sufficient to convince an average good fellow of Thentis or Ar that the roof of his mouth and his tongue were being torn out of his head."
TRIBESMEN OF GOR, Pg. 46.
_
STEWS

when there were leftover bits of food, stews were made of them, or sometimes just various types of stew were made as a large meal.

"On the dais, with him, were several men, low tables of food, fruit, stews, tidbits of roast verr, assorted breads."
TRIBESMEN OF GOR, Pg. 212.
_
_
STUFFED MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms stuffed with tarsk sausage.

MERCENARIES OF GOR, Pg. 83
_
_
SUGAR

yellow sugar is made from fruits and the white sugar from the juices of crushed cane stalks.

"With a tiny spoon, its tip no more than a tenth of a hort in diameter, she placed four measures of white sugar, and six of yellow, in the cup; with two stirring spoons, one for the white sugar, another for the yellow, she stirred the beverage after each measure."
_
_
SULLAGE

a soup made principally from suls, tur-pah, and kes along with whatever else may be handy.

"First she boiled and simmered a kettle of Sullage, a common Gorean soup consisting of three standard ingredients, and, as it is said, whatever else may be found, saving only the rocks of the field. The principal ingredients of Sullage are the golden Sul, …the curled, red, ovate leaves of the Tur-Pah, a tree parasite,… and the salty, blue secondary roots of the Kes shrub"
PRIEST-KINGS OF GOR, Pg. 45.
_
TARTS

more than likely similarly made to those on Earth.

"I shop for wealthy women," said she, "for pastries and tarts and cakes things they will not trust their female slaves to buy."
NOMADS OF GOR, Pg. 238.
_
_
TASTA

Similar to Earths Candy Apples.

"He yelled something raucous and ribald. It had to do with "tastas" or "stick candies." These are not candies, incidentally, like sticks, as, for example, licorice or peppermint sticks, but soft, rounded, succulent candies, usually covered with a coating of syrup or fudge, rather in the nature of the caramel apple, but much smaller, and, like a caramel apple, mounted on sticks."
DANCER OF GOR, Pg. 81
_
TREE BARK

when hungry and food was low, those in northern Torvaldsland fed on this.

"There is often not enough food under any conditions, particularly in northern Torvaldsland, and famine is not known. In such cases men feed on bark, and lichens and seaweed."
MARAUDERS OF GOR, Pg. 55.
_
_
YELLOW GOREAN BREAD

round yellow loaves of bread.

Moreover, where there was Kal-da, there should be bread and meat. I thought of the yellow Gorean bread, baked in the shape of round, flat loaves, fresh and hot...
OUTLAW OF GOR, Pg. 76