5 TikTok recipes inspired by movies

These TikTokers are going viral for recreating epic movie meals in real life, and they are nothing short of stunning! They call it the culinary arts for a reason. These five recipes are straight out of a movie

1. Anman from Spirited Away

TikToker Chloe Huang (@its.chloeh) shows viewers how to make anman, the Japanese hot buns featured in the Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away. The clip, which has been viewed more than 13 million times, begins with a clever shot-by-shot comparison of the real-life Huang and the film’s animated hero, Chihiro, enjoying that first doughy bite into an anman. 

2. Tiana’s beignets from The Princess and the Frog


Day 1 of foods inspired by Disney movies: Tiana’s beignets! 👸🏽🐸 #fyp #disney #princessandthefrog #foryoupage #disneyfood #recipe #foodtok #viral

♬ Almost there – 👀

TikTok chef Gabrielle Williams (@gabby.jaye) is known for her Disney movie food series, earning her over a million followers. In this clip, Williams shows viewers how to make Princess Tiana’s beignets from The Princess and the Frog. Williams choreographed the steps to resemble the film’s scene as closely as possible. “She even did the twirl,” one commenter noticed.

3. Ratatouille from Ratatouille


I finally made ratatouille 🐀 my life is now complete 🥺 (also thank you guys for 40k followers!) #TikTokFood #cooking #ratatouille #fyp

♬ ratatouille – Jalen

The climactic cooking scene in Ratatouille had such a profound effect on TikToker Jalen Craig (@jalenlynette) that she felt inspired to make the famous vegetable dish. While this dish takes patience and skill, a mandolin and a trip to the farmers’ market will take you far. Fresh ingredients, such as tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic and zucchini, are essential.

4. Kronk’s spinach puffs from The Emperor’s New Groove

Boom baby! Kronk’s spinach puffs won’t turn you into a llama, but they do provide an excellent source of greens wrapped up in a crispy shell. With the same energy and charm as Kronk, TikToker Nicole Renard (@nicole_thenomad) shows viewers how to make the tasty appetizer. Make sure you have your olive oil, eggs, cheese, puff pastry and, of course, spinach. 

5. Mint pear sorbet from The Princess Diaries

No film food list is complete without another mention of Gabrielle Williams (@gabby.jaye) and her extensive collection of Disney recipes. In this video, Williams proves that miracles do happen with her recreation of the pear mint sorbet that gave Princess Mia a major brain freeze at her first royal dinner in the movie The Princess Diaries. With a combination of pears, mint and the magic of cooking appliances, you, too, can eat like royalty. Just remember to take smaller bites.

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