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Hotel Transylvania

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October 5, 2021 | Laura Bullock

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Enjoy watching Hotel Transylvania while eating a these deliciously creepy goat cheese date roaches and sipping on some sparkling strawberry gin!

Hotel Transylvania Dinner and a Movie


This year was actually my first time seeing this movie. It was super cute, and definitely had all those Halloween vibes I'm looking for during this time of year. While watching it for food ideas, I came across two. Let's get started!

These recipes were created for my 31 Days of Halloween! Also check out more Movie-Themed Recipes here!


Blood Beaters Hotel Transylvania Cocktail Recipe

I vant to suck your blood! Er, I mean blood beaters. According to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula does not drink blood! Crazy, right? He claims that human blood is really fatty and you just never really know where it's been. Now Dracula usually drinks Near Blood or Blood Beaters. So, I present to you- some Blood Beaters!... with gin, of course. This cocktail is a sparkling strawberry gin. It's made from a homemade strawberry sauce (a recipe inspired by Julia Child), gin, and freshly squeezed lime juice and then topped with sparkling wine. It's bubbly, refreshing, fruity, and delicious.

To make it extra spooky, I garnished with some vampire fangs carved out of a lime peel.

GET RECIPE HERE! - Sparkling Strawberry Gin


Halloween Goat Cheese and Date Recipe

In Hotel Transylvania, the monsters eat all kinds of strange foods including monster ball soup, scream cheese, beefimodo, fish & eyeball fritters, and cockroach paste. While these Halloween roaches are not exactly in the movie, I 100% believe that these would be eaten by the monsters living in Hotel Transylvania. If they like cockroach paste, they would like these roaches too! Possibly that roach paste is made from these roaches?!

These roaches are maybe a little too realistic. The bodies are made out of dates. They are then stuffed with goat cheese so when you press down on the date, it oozes out! The bottom is wrapped with prosciutto for a little bit of crisipiness, and the legs and antennae are thin strips of dates. As creepy as these roaches look, they taste so good and actually, do I dare say, elegant.

GET RECIPE HERE! - Halloween Roaches- Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Dates

Hotel Transylvania Recipes

Now it's time to get to sipping that blood beaters and eating some roaches because it's time for the movie to start! Let me know how you liked these recipes down below in the comments section and tag me on Instagram @laurathegastronaut so I can see your creations!


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Bon appétit!

October 5, 2021 by Laura Bullock

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