Harry Potter feast food ideas

Harry Potter Feast | How to make your party a Magical Success

Have you ever fancied having a Harry Potter feast similar to the ones you’ve read about in the Harry Potter series?

I don’t know about you, but I don’t have house-elves slaving away in the kitchen. So, when I throw a Harry Potter feast, it’s pretty much on me to figure out what to serve and how to make it!

And so, in the spirit of making your life easier and your feast more magical, I’ve got some wonderful Harry Potter feast food ideas I think you’ll love!

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Throughout the Harry Potter series, we hear many wonderful descriptions of the food served both in the magical community and in the muggle community.

From the food Aunt Petunia makes, but Harry doesn’t always get to eat. To the candy from the trolley on the Hogwarts Express when Harry is introduced to all the wonderful candy treats of the magical world.

I have to say, the recipes in Harry Potter all seem mouth-watering!

And then, there are the phenomenal Hogwarts feasts! It starts with the Welcome Feast on the first night of school. After a long trip northward on the Hogwarts Express, and then across the cold lake to the castle. By the time the students actually make it to the Great Hall and the sorting is finished, they are ready for some food!

We also hear about a few other Hogwarts feasts throughout the books: the Halloween feast, the Christmas feast and the Last Day of Term Feast. Each of these Hogwarts feasts is laden with delicious-sounding foods.

The traditional Hogwarts feast includes foods like roast beef and roast chicken, boiled and roasted potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, peas, carrots, and gravy. There is always an overabundance of food and choices of food!

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What are Harry Potter’s favorites at a Hogwarts feast?

In case you’re wondering what Harry’s favorite Hogwarts feast foods are, here’s how it went for him at the Welcome Feast on his first night at Hogwarts.

Harry’s mouth fell open. The dishes in front of him were now piled with food. He had never seen so many things he like to eat on one table: roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops and lamb chops, sausages, bacon and steak, boiled potatoes, roast potatoes, fries, Yorkshire pudding, peas, carrots, gravy, ketchup, and, for some strange reason, peppermint humbugs...

Harry piled his plate with a bit of everything except the peppermints…

Harry helped himself to a treacle tart…

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Throwing Your own Hogwarts Feast

We’ve been working our way through our Harry Potter Bucket List, and one of the items on there is to throw a Harry Potter Feast. So, if you are working your way through your own Harry Potter Bucket List, you’re about to get it checked off!

If you don’t have a Harry Potter Bucket List yet, you can click here and grab a copy for yourself!

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What to serve at your Harry Potter Feast?

But, here’s something I’ve noticed. When we muggles try to throw a magical Harry Potter feast, we tend to focus on foods like pumpkin pasties, treacle tarts, chocolate frogs and butterbeer. Which I happen to think are way more magical than a roasted chicken!

So, in the spirit of giving you what you want, here are some wonderful Harry Potter feast food recipes that will be perfect for your own Hogwarts feast!

Harry Potter Feast Foods

So, here we go! Harry Potter recipes for your next fabulous Harry Potter feast!

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A magical Harry Potter Feast!

Throwing a Harry Potter feast is a lot of fun! It’s also a lot of work. But, with these delicious Harry Potter recipes, hopefully, you’re one step closer to a magical feast that is easy to throw together!

If you’re actually having a dinner (versus maybe a mingle type party), you may want to add some roasted potatoes or peas and carrots to your menu to round it out.

And, if you want to throw in a “grown-up” drink for your Harry Potter feast check out this fabulous Harry Potter inspired Fizzing Whizzbee drink recipe from Jeannine at Sweet Humble Home.

Decorating Your Harry Potter Feast

Regardless of whether your Hogwarts feast is just a family meal to go with a movie marathon, a birthday party, or a big time FEAST, here are a few fun products that will make your meal that much more special.

Wrapping up your Harry Potter Feast

Regardless of how you choose to do your Hogwarts feast, you are sure to enjoy it! Between the decorations and all the recipes, it will be a fun time anyway you go!

Make sure you’ve got some Butterbeer and maybe some Pumpkin Pasties and whatever other Harry Potter feast foods you like. Invite a few good muggles and enjoy your feast!

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