Since the holidays are right around the corner, and in most cases that means a lot of food, we bring you recipes inspired by some of our favorite books! I mean, characters have to eat too!

Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

“In the next moment, her eyes fell on the White Rabbit that was serving the court as a herald and was reading the accusation that the Knave of Hearts had stolen the Queen’s tarts. In the middle of the court, a large platter of tarts was on display.”

Recipe: Mini Strawberry Tarts

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The children ran for the kitchen. ‘Just in time for a piece of blueberry pie,’ said Mrs. Zuckerman.”

Recipe: Blueberry-Thyme Pie

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Daisy and Tom were sitting opposite each other at the kitchen table, with a plate of cold fried chicken between them, and two bottles of ale.”

Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

“I’ll make him a Lane cake. That Stephanie’s been after my recipe for thirty years, and if she thinks I’ll give it to her just because I’m staying with her, she’s got another think coming.”

Recipe: Lane Cake

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

“And they shouted with delight when they saw all the good things Pippi had set out on the bare rock. There were lovely little sandwiches of meatloaf and ham, a whole pile of pancakes sprinkled with sugar, little brown sausages, and three pineapple puddings.”

Recipe: Peaches-and-Cream Pancakes

Hopefully these recipes can inspire you in the kitchen and maybe spark some ideas from another novel!