About Gor
Slave rules

Gorean Food


This fruit is similar to the earth apricot and was found in the Tahari market place.

Arctic Ant Eggs
These are the eggs of the migratory arctic ant, when frozen they are eaten like apples.

These are mentioned in the books but no description is given.

These are baked in Kailiauk and are made from Sa-Tarna flour, dry and pressed out.

Bond Maid Gruel
This is a porridge made of dampened Sa-Tarna and raw fish. It is served to girls in Torvaldsland.

This animal is a large, shaggy, long horned bovine similar to the Earth cow, buffalo possibly as well as cattle. It is served as beef is served and has various uses. The meat can be roasted or broiled, dried, stewed, served in many ways. The milk is very drinkable and can be used to make cheese and churned for butter.

Black Bread
The bread is baked from grains, it is heavy and dark, served with clumped bosk milk or honey.

The butter is churned and made from the milk of the bosk or verr.

These are mentioned in the books but no description is given

In the books, soft candy coated with syrup or fudge with a stick, akin to caramel apple, also mint sticks mentioned as tiny mint sticks in a bowl.

Celane Melon
This is similar to honeydew melon, it is served chilled and sliced.

The cheese is made from the milk of the bosk or verr

These are grown exclusively in Tyros

Cosian Wingfish
These are fish which fly above the waters of the Thassa for short distances.

Quite similar to the fruit of Earth. They come from the City of Tor and are the favourite diet of Tahari tribesmen.

A voracious animal which can maim or kill in moments. Some are edible and considered a delicacy, those being the river eel, black eel and spotted eel.

The eggs mentioned in the books are vulo eggs. There are many varieties available depending on the region.

No description mentioned

This is a fish inhabiting the Thassa, caught and used as food by sailors

There is no description for this but it is mentioned that honey bees are raised.

This is a vegetable similar to a lettuce.

Kes Shrub
A shrub whose salty, blue secondary roots are a main ingredient in sullage.

This is a large, brownish-skinned, sphere-shaped vegetable of the Tahari, it is yellowish inside, fibrous and heavily seeded. It is often served sliced with melted cheese and nutmeg.

It is an red, apple like fruit and offering a peeled larma, real or imagined, and fed by a slave girl to a Freeperson is suggestive of saying "use me please".

The name speaks for itself. They are yellow with red-striped spheres.

These are mentioned in the books but no description is given.

There are two types mentioned in the books. The first were red olives, as the name says these were red in colour and came from the groves of Tyrios. The second mentioned were Torian olives and came from the City of Tor.

These were mentioned but no description was given.

Parsit Fish
This was a slender striped fish

None were mentioned specifically but they were referred to in the books.

These were mentioned as an entrée.

These were mentioned but no description offered.

Again these were mentioned but no description offered.

These are small succulent purple berries.

This is an aquatic plant, of which the grain is eaten, rence paper makes clothing, the grain can also be boiled or ground into a paste and sweetened. This paste can also be made into a batter for pancakes.

Most of the salt in Gor is white from Klima, but certain of the mines deliver red salt, red from the ferrous oxide in its composition, which is called the Red Salt of Kasra, after its port of embarkation, at the juncture of the Upper and Lower Fayeen.

This is a grain, yellow in colour, it is brewed into Paga. It is also ground and used to bake the Sa-Tarna Bread. The bread is rounded, flat loaf that is yellow in colour. It is marked, before baking into six sections.

This is meat.

This is a shellfish, common especially in the Vosk River, it is similar to an oyster and tastes almost the same.

Two varieties are commonly used, the white sugar and the yellow sugar. The white is from sugar cane and the yellow from the crushed stalks of the sugar cane.

This is the tuberous root of the Sul Plant, not unlike the potato on Earth. It is golden brown and starchy. It can be broken open and filled with melted bosk cheese, it can also be served sliced and fried. It can also be crushed and made into a the drink called Sul Paga.

This is a one horned yellowish Antelope. The meat is grilled and served as steaks, or it can be roasted.

Tambur Gulf Oysters
As the name suggests these are oysters from the Tambur Gulf, they are served raw or baked.

This animal is alot like the Earth pig, and its meat is roasted. It has a bristly mane which runs down its spine to the base of its tail. One way to prepare it is stuffed with Suls and Peppers from the City of Tor.

This is a small peach-like fruit, the size of a plum, it is yellowish in colour. It is bitter but consumable, and grows on the tospit bush, patches of which are indigenous to the drier valleys of the Eastern Cartius.

This is a large carniverous bird of the plains, it is hunted and eaten by the Nomadic people of Gor. It is traditionally hunted with bolos and the sport lies in whether you or the bird gets to eat that night.

These are grown on the oasis of the Tahari.

This is an edible tree parasite with curly, red, ovate leaves, which grows on the Tur tree, it is a main ingredient in Sullage.

This is a type of produce sold at market, a detailed description of which is not available.

A goat-like animal, the meat of which can be eaten, and its milk can be used for drinking or the making of cheese and butter.

This is a pigeon-like bird and can be cooked and eaten. It has very small eggs that are cooked for the breakfast meal by frying them in a large, flat pan. It takes several birds or eggs to make a meal as they are so small, and they live in the wild.


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