high metabolism makes eating and drinking an important activity and
Klingons take great pride in their recipes. Chefs guard them
vigorously. It is a misconception that Klingons eat all their food raw
or even live. Many recipes involve cooking and elaborate preparations.
finova bean: A type of bean that is deadly if not prepared
properly. Commander Kleevas was forced to kill his cook when a badly
prepared finova dish killed both his gunner and first officer.
glasht: Dark and leaf-like, it might not be a vegetable. Often
served with a sauce. Think mushroom soup only with palm-sized slices.
Hurgh: A food dish made with a marinated peb'ot fruit.
qettlhup: A sauce prepared by thickening chanDoq, a marinade.
raHta': A Klingon food. Some type of worm similar to qagh that
is also best served live.
rokeg blood pie: A traditional dish. Blood pie is difficult to
prepare properly and chefs protect the secrecy of their recipes
fiercely. A blood feud was precipitated between the House of Rengat
and the House of Dor when warriors of each house claimed to have the
slimy tongue balls: A klingon food served as an entree.
stuffed toDbaj legs: A Klingon food traditionally brought to
the host on the QI'lop holiday.
zilm'kach. (tlhImqaH): A Klingon food. An orange fruit (?) served in