Food in Fanworks
|Trope · Genre|
|Related:||Coffeeshop AU, Bakery AU, Chef AU, Baking AU|
|See Also:||Fannish Cooking, Food kink, Feeding kink|
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Fanworks featuring food as a key theme or element are popular in many fandoms.
Some fanworks take the form of recipes or feature recipes within the text.
Others use food for plot or characterisation, placing the characters in settings where they make food, either professionally (Coffeeshop AU, Chef AU, Bakery AU etc) or for their personal pleasure (Baking AU etc.)
In others still, the eating of food is a romantic or sexual experience: a stand-in for other activities, a kind of foreplay, or a kink in itself (Feeding kink). Food might also be used as an accessory during sex (Food kink.)
In yet other fanworks, often in the crackfic genre, one or more of the characters are food.
- Stove Stories, a collection of "fannish works featuring food as a vehicle of social interaction" on the AO3
- Catholic!Frank and Artist!Gerard Not!Fic by sena. Chef AU: Frank works with Gabe in their vegan kosher restaurant.
- The Cruelty-Free Sausagefests of Pleathermouth Vegan Cafe by jedusaur. Gerard gets at job at Frank's vegan cafe, but he has a dirty secret. One podfic by crazybutsound, one by TheOneCalledEli
- Belong, a part of the Cicatrix Cycle by ivyblossom. Harry/Draco fic in which Draco becomes an excellent cook.
- Theft of Assets, Destruction of Property by Helen. Draco/Neville, marriage-of-convenience fic in which de-magicked Draco becomes a perfect housewife who cooks a lot.
- Peeta Mellark's Five Favorite Things to Bake by aimmyarrowshigh. A Peeta Mellark character study with ingredient lists.
- Cori Falls was well-known for adding at least two meal scenes to her stories, and describing in great detail what the characters ordered or prepared.
- A Symphony of Chemical Reactions by what_alchemy. Sherlock applies his talent to cookery; recipes included
- Forbidden Fruit by cupidsbow. McShep fic in which watching John eat fruit makes Rodney unexpectedly happy. In his pants.
- Recipes from Pegasus by anyanka_eg. Fic vignettes of life on Atlantis interspersed with recipes.
- Battle Potato by fiercelydreamed. gen fic in which to help heal Teyla, Rodney cooks for her with John's help.
- If I Knew You Were Coming by Kass. McShep fic in which John obtains a chocolate cake for Rodney, who doesn't really get it at first (neither does John).
- The Hard Sel by aesc. McShep AU fic in which Rodney is a selmelier.
- The Epic Tale of John & Rodney, Two Girl Scout Cookies In Love by bitter crimson. Fandom classic crackfic AU in which John and Rodney are Girl Scout Cookies. In love.
- Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by topaz. J2 AU fic in which journalist Jensen has to interview celebrity chef Jared for Saveur magazine.
- Aphrodisiac by aimmyarrowshigh. A Chef AU in which Louis is a waiter who knows nothing about cooking and Harry teaches him.