TESNC: Culinary Ingredients

Raw Food

Grains & Cereals

Flour
x
Millet
x
Pasta
x
Yeast
x

Dairy

Cheese
x
Scuttle
Beetle Scuttle

(Cheese)
Valenwood, Vvardenfell Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Fats
x
Butter Tamriel x
Goose Fat High Rock x

Fruits

Apples
A fruit that descends from the wild cyrapples that lived in the jungles of Tamriel in the Dawn and Early Merethic eras, cultivated, bred and magically enhanced by the Aldmer into the modern apples of today.
Cyrapple ??
Boche Apple
Wood Grapes

(Apple)
Valenwood A sweet, small apple that grows in clustered, drooping bunches akin to grapes. Their colors are close to those of their modern cousins; yellow, red, green, red-and-green, red-and-yellow, and pink-hued white. The last known specimens of cyrapples, ancestors of the modern apples, thrive in sunny Valenwood clearings. The plants are easily mistaken for overgrown rosebushes, and so overlooked by most of Valenwood's intelligent occupants.
Golden Cascabel
Golden Apple
Yellow Apple

(Apple)
Skyrim A sweet, delectable and juicy yellow-colored apple that grows in the massive arbor of the County of Cascabel, in the northern Reaches in Orsinium territory. The County has been ruled by Bosmer ever since Menegur of Cascabel earned ownership of the keep by occupying it, and their apples fetch a high price as the most desirable cultivar grown outside of the Summerset varieties.
Gorapple ??
(Apple)
Morrowind
Deshaan
A kind of small red-colored and red-fleshed apple with a crisp, gritty texture and a sour-bitter taste that sweetens if it is frosted prior to consumption. It grows exclusively in the Deshaan plains of central Morrowind, on large thorny, tree-like shrubs that boast elegant pale pink blooms, and striking scarlet and orange leaves from late fall to the very start of spring.
Unknown apples x
Bitter Melon ?
(Melon)
Morrowind Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Unknown melons x
Jazbay Grapes Skyrim A variety of sweet wild grapes unique to The Alto, a tall hill and the areas around its foot found in the volcanic valleys of the Eastmarch. All attempts to grow this plant outside its native region leads to the plant shriveling and dying, making Alto wine a rare and valuable export for Windhelm and the Eastmarch Hold.
Unknown grapes x
Pumpkin Solstheim Riekling Suckling Bristleback (Frost Mirriam, Greens, Pumpkin, White Meat)
Combwort
(Tomato)
High Rock x
Tomato x

Herbs & Seasonings

Herbs
Plants used to add seasoning, either used whole, crushed, chopped or even grated, but rarely consumed on their own.
Frost Mirriam Skyrim, Solstheim Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Riekling Suckling Bristleback (Frost Mirriam, Greens, Pumpkin, White Meat)
Gortea Leaf ?? Morrowind The leaf of the gorapple tree, which grows in the Deshaan plains of central Morrowind and is easily recognized by its white-pink blossoms and the vibrant red color it gains from late fall to the end of winter. While the leaf changes colors between seasons, it can be used to brew tea whether it is green or red, though the red gortea leaf has a more astringent flavor, and dyes the water of the tea a vivid scarlet.
Mourning Tea (Gortea Leaf, Honey)
Hyssop ? High Rock x
Flowers
Particular flowers that have a practical culinary use, though they may or may not be poisonous if improperly prepared.
Unknown poppies Hammerfell, High Rock A variety of poppies exist all across west Tamriel, with mysterious properties to many of their parts.
UNKNOWN LIQUOR FROM HIGH ROCK
Seasonings
Goods typically ground into fine powders before being used, and usually, but not always, from a source other than plants.
Unknown seasonings Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)

Meats

Game
A catch-all category for types of meat that are typically found in larger wild animals, such as deer or antelope.
Senche-Tiger
Khajiiti Battlecat
Senche
Senche-raht

(Game)
Elsweyr, Valenwood One of the Khajiiti furstocks often enjoyed by the Bosmer, whenever one of their bodies is found and relatively fresh, especially roasted over an open fire. They are also commonly killed during border skirmishes, and eaten with delight by their slayers. The meat of Khajiit is generally described as being similar to sugared pork without needing seasoning, thanks to their routine consumption of Moon Sugar.
Unknown game x
Red Meat
A catch-all category for types of meat that are tougher and have stronger flavors.
Alit
(Red Meat)
Elsweyr, Morrowind, Pyandonea, Vvardenfell When it grows ill, as a natural defense mechanism its body fluids become saturated with toxins, which has the side effect of making their flesh poisonous and their bites venomous. The alit were imported to the island of Khenarthi's Roost as sports game for the Maormer nobility. Their meat is noted to be tough and gamey, and can potentially be somewhat poisonous.
Human Flesh
(Red Meat)
Tamriel Mostly consumed by the Bosmer who adhere to the Green Pact, the cannibalistic worshipers of Namira, lycanthropes, and occasionally vampires and followers of Sithis, the flesh of sentient, intelligent beings is typically forbidden to consume and seen as an aberration. Among the few who dare sample this forbidden food, the taste was usually reported as being a cross of beef and lamb, or of pig-fed venison.
Unthrappa (Red Meat)
Unknown red meats x
Small Game
A catch-all category for types of meat typically found in small wild animals, such as hares and foxes.
Fox
(Small Game)
High Rock, Skyrim x
Kollopi
(Small Game)
Valenwood A small arboreal mouse that dwells in the highest branches of the graht-oaks, and feeds only on the most tender branches, leaves and acorn buds of the migratory trees. Teams of dextrous Imga annually hunt them in late spring, and sell and trade them, especially to the Bosmer who use them to make a succulent meatball dish also called "Kollopi".
Rabbit
(Small Game)
High Rock, Skyrim x
Skeever
Giant Rat
Sewer Rat

(Small Game)
Cyrodiil, Elsweyr, Morrowind, Pyandonea, Skyrim A large and much nastier relative of the more benign rat, who originally hailed from Skyrim, but has since spread to other nearby territories like northern Morrowind, southern Vvardenfell and the heartland of Cyrodiil, where they are typically known as giant rats and sewer rats. They are also popular as sports game on the islands of Vvardenfell and Khenarthi's Roost, and are prized as food livestock by various Goblin and Falmer tribes, though their meat is very stringy and mostly used in stews. They can be tamed and trained, and make surprisingly good pets and guardians.
Unknown small game x
White Meat
A catch-all category for types of meat that are leaner and have lighter flavors, such as monkeys, pigs, and sheep.
Boar
(White Meat)
Cyrodiil, High Rock, Skyrim x
Bristleback
Bristleback Boar

(White Meat)
Solstheim A kind of aggressive, quilled boar that now exists solely on Solstheim's snowy northern areas, and is thought an ancestor of the modern wild boar. The Riekling of Solstheim tame and use them both as war mounts and as livestock for their meat, tusks, and milk.
Riekling Suckling Bristleback (Frost Mirriam, Greens, Pumpkin, White Meat)
Nix-Hound
(White Meat)
Solstheim, Vvardenfell Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Unknown white meats x

Offal & Scraps

Offal
The organs that are not commonly eaten in high societies, such as hearts, brains, and tripe.
Tripe
(Guts)
Tamriel x
Unknown offal x
Scraps
A catch-all category for every unusual food scrap that would usually be discarded or used in other disciplines.
Blood Tamriel Blood is usually consumed by vampires and other parasites, tarnishing its reputation among the races of Man, who view consumption of it as repugnant, even if solely from animals and in cooked forms. By contrast, the elven races recognize animal blood as an excellent thickening agent, and an enhancer that gives flavor, nutrition and color to dishes, though none integrate blood into their traditional cuisine as thoroughly as the Bosmer.
Guts Tamriel Scraps from the digestive system of animals are usually made into either tripe, or casings for sausages, as well as for other non-culinary purposes, such as fish bait, strings, waterskins, and smallsheathes.

Poultry

Poultry
A catch-all category for many types of small birds or lizards, large insects, and their eggs.
Chicken
(Poultry)
High Rock, Skyrim x
Duck Egg
(Poultry)
High Rock x
Insects
x
Scrib Jelly
(Poultry)
Solstheim, Vvardenfell Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)

Seafood

Fish
A catch-all category for fish of all dwellings, sizes, and habitats, as well as their roe.
Foul-Water Fish
A catch-all category for many different fish who live in brackish, muddy or abnormal waters, and their roe.
Trodh
(Fish)
Argonia, Morrowind A tiny, lively fish that thrives in the swamplands of Argonia and is harvested and sold by the bucket. This fish is consumed raw and alive, as death and cooking activates potent toxins that can swiftly kill even a Redguard or Bosmer within an hour. Despite, or perhaps because of this property, the Dunmer of Morrowind's southern marshes have set up trodh farms, both as a delicacy and as a source of potent poisons.
Ocean Fish
A catch-all category for many types of fish who range from coasts and seas to oceans, and their roe.
Alcaire Pike
(Fish)
High Rock A rare Iliac Bay fish found exclusively around the Stormhaven region of High Rock, and particularly numerous in the waters near Alcaire, which gave it its name.
Merringar
(Fish)
Atmora, Skyrim, Solstheim A rare and delicious large fish that dwells a week's worth of sailing in the Sea of Ghosts, at the northern side of the Padomaic Ocean. Nords traditionally spearfish them, though they have to be cautious in doing so, as the blood risks attracting nearby Dreugh, and only rarely export that prized fish outside their borders.
Shellfish
A catch-all category for types of shelled aquatic creatures that range from invertebrates like crawdads and mudcrabs all the way to the sentient but hostile Dreugh.
Mudcrab
Sandcrab

(Fish)
Tamriel The sweetest mudcrab meat is found in the Reticulated Spine of Shadowfen, the northwest part of Argonia, making it a valuable export. Argonians also use mudcrab meat, wrapped in any available types of reeds, as fertilizer in soils normally too arid and acidic to grow plants in.

Sugars

Syrups
Liquids extracted by a variety of means, from many different sources, whose purpose is generally to sweeten dishes or beverages.
Honey Skyrim, Solstheim Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Mourning Tea (Gortea Leaf, Honey)

Vegetables

Greens
Bitter vegetables and legumes rich in nutrition, often leafy or of a dark green color.
Scathecraw
(Greens)
Solstheim, Vvardenfell Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Riekling Suckling Bristleback (Frost Mirriam, Greens, Pumpkin, White Meat)
Unknown greens x
Roots
Root vegetables grow in the earth, and their root tuber is the part most commonly eaten. The other parts of the plant may or may not also be edible.
Ash Yam
(Potato)
Solstheim, Vvardenfell Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Garlic Skyrim, Solstheim Ashlands Baked Ash Yams (Cheese, Greef, Frost Mirriam, Garlic, Greens, Honey, Melon, Potato, Poultry, Seasoning, White Meat)
Onion Cyrodiil x
Potato Skyrim x
Unknown root vegetables x
Other Vegetables
A catch-all category for all vegetables that fail to fit in one of the other categories.
Leek Cyrodiil, Skyrim x
Unknown vegetables x
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