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‘Binging With Babish’ whips up an iconic ‘Game of Thrones’-inspired meal

Get ready for meat pie.


Christine Friar


Posted on Jul 11, 2017   Updated on May 23, 2021, 12:16 am CDT

When we last saw YouTube chef Andrew Rea, he was busy shaking (not stirring) all your favorite movie cocktails.

In his latest Binging With Babish video, he tackles the “often nefarious” foods from Game of ThronesHe says he picked the HBO series because “George R.R. Martin’s ability to describe the crunching of a skull is rivaled only by his ability to describe the crunching of a pastry, so it’s only fitting that this sexy saga is home to some serious food porn,” which is some sound reasoning.

To start, he bakes a Purple Wedding Pigeon Pie, which involves a great deal of squab-butchering and an amount of poison you’ll have to decide for yourself. Next, he works his way to Dothraki Blood Pie, which is a more salt-of-the-earth meat pie he colors with real pig’s blood. Yum!

He finishes the meal off sweet with some Lemon Cakes, which he describes as “the perfect thing to munch on whilst weaving a twisted web of sex, murder, lies, power, and occasionally surprising you by killing off a main character.”

All-in-all, it’s probably not the lightest summer meal to attempt, but Rea seemed pleasantly surprised by how good everything tasted.

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*First Published: Jul 11, 2017, 12:00 pm CDT