Drinks(Alcoholic and non-alcoholic) Bellinigransa A spiced wine made from Deiu, with roots going back to Deiu’s mother planet, Ysonesse. There were two kinds of Bellinigransa: Pilgrim’s Elixir (originally served to pilgrims who made visits to every shrine of the mother goddess Lyorita) and Light of Najahal (created for the aristocracy, but was also given to newly created members of the Chatos Knighthood). The wine had several different formulations, but the standard recipe had the following ingredients: Lyorita grapes, fulvum wheat chaff, Auriflamme honey, divinity pepper, and saffron extract. (Real life origin: Derived from conditum) Black Nerf An ice cream float made from sweetened nerf milk ice cream and kola-flavored fizzyglug, served in a tall, frosted blossom glass. (Real life origin: Derived from “black cow”, a term for an ice cream float, and the title of a Steely Dan song) Breath of Heaven A rare wine produced by the Order of Iziaka on Xaan Doro, made from Doroan rice. Only twelve bottles a year were produced, which made the wine a very rare galactic commodity. Breath of Heaven was rose-colored and filled with golden bubbles. The wine possessed the unique characteristic of having midichlorians that were contained within the Doroan rice and managed to survive the fermentation process. A Force sensitive individual was able to have brief visions of the future shortly after ingesting the wine. (Real life origin: Expanded idea of a wine from Star Wars Galaxies) Frozen Lassarine A frozen dessert first created on Aeithera in12, 098 BBY that eventually became popular on many worlds in the galaxy. The original recipe was fashioned by Es Coffier, the private chef of Princess Alisande Organa, who had become nostalgic for the alcoholic iced desserts that were popular among the upper class on her native Alderaan. Coffier experimented in the kitchens of Arkennine Palace to create a dessert that was very similar to those ices; his efforts proved successful when he combined crushed ice taken from the snow on the peaks of the Northern Mountains, Corellian white rum, white wine, juices from the citrus fruits limu and bergamine, champagne, and sugar syrup. The new creation was named “Lassarine”, in honor of the Alderaanian goddess of intuition. A modified version of the dessert emerged in the Republic Classic era, named “Frozen Lassarine”, which became the standard version served well into the New Republic era. (Real life origin: Derived from Punch Romaine) Kahve A type of caf prepared by roasting unfiltered beans, then grounding them into a fine powder and boiling the grounds along with sugar in a small copper pot, then served in small cups. Kahve was a stronger stimulant than caf. A premade version, Cyren Dark Star Kahve, was considered a popular beverage among university students, usually paired with reignets, or used alone as a hangover remedy. A kahveon was a type of cafe where kahve was the predominant drink, although other types of caf and tea were served in this establishment. (Real life origin: Derived from Turkish coffee) Metsima Metsima was a sweet liqueur, generally considered to be an apertif. It was made from an infusion of metsime berries, Ourano vanilla, sugar and various other ingredients depending upon the distributor. The liqueur came in various shades of blue, with the most popular variety being the ultramarine colored variety produced by the Harmonia Collective. Metsima is Vouroso's chief export, created by metsimarians who belonged to three collectives (Harmonia, Seven Rivers, and Oceanic Limited) run by the government that helped in the production and distribution of the liqueur across the galaxy. One of the most successful metisimaries was Mfan Thio (which meant “the home of the power of clear light” in Vourosi), owned by the Giropos family. (Real life: Name is loosely derived from retsina) Salghren tea A tea made from salghren root, which was predominantly used by pregnant human and humanoid women to help ease the symptoms of morning sickness. (Real life origin: Derived from ginger root tea) Tokaijay A type of sweet wine originally from Alderaan, which later became a standard part of the standard upper class dinner menu on various Alderaani colony worlds including Aeithera. It was most popular on Alderaan during the Republic Classic era, but remained a traditional part of official banquets on Aeithera well into the New Republic era. (Real life origin: Derived from the Hungarian wines known as Tokaji) Zeitgeist Brew A standard top-shelf ale from the Corporate Sector, made by the Menarana Brewery Corporation. Each bottle was made from blue smokeglass, and imprinted with a gold and black label that only contains the name of the product on the front. Like many other consumer goods from the Sector, the labels for Zeitgeist Brew contained product information that can only be viewed in holographic form once the cap was removed. Now, a mixed drink: Cosmic Rose Shooter A mixed drink created by Koury Vita during her stint as a bartender at the Opticsolar nightclub on Lacace. It was usually served in the club's trademark "Long Shot" glass, although it could also be placed into any kind of drinking vessel at the customer's request. The Cosmic Rose Shooter was designed to be red on the bottom and white at the top. Ingredients Muja fruit juice Ishi Tib cracked coconut cream Corellian rum Starshine special Lyme's rose juice Zherry Certain substitutions could be made for any of the ingredients. Cracked coconut cream could be replaced with Arkanian sweet milk to provide an extra helping of alcohol to the shot. Coffeine liqueur could take the place of the rum to bring coffeine's mood-altering properties into the drink. (Real life origin: Derived from the Cylon Shooter, a mixed drink created by the Sci-Fi Channel for a “behind-the-scenes” show about Battlestar Galactica). FOOD Bergamine An orange-red citrus fruit grown on worlds including Vouroso. It was used in various industries from the comestic to the culinary, and was a primary ingredient in the dessert Frozen Lassarine. (Real life origin: A combination of the bergamot orange and tangerine) Kirim A roasted meat dish made from Tapani boar. Kirim was considered a delicacy among the nobility of Tapani, but was also popular among other groups including the upper classes on Deiu. Kriko A game bird that originally came from Alderaan, but was eventually found on most planets in the galaxy. The bird was fed large quantities of grain to make it fatter and kept on large ranches, where it was allowed to roam freely until the end of its life. The birds were generally roasted or grilled, and are considered a delicacy. (Real life origin: Derived from the capon) Limu A greenish-yellow citrus fruit grown on Savera. Five different varieties of the limu were produced, with three used for essential oil, a perfume additive, and as an ingredient in various dishes including Frozen Lassarine. (Real life: Derived from the citron) Rancor sauce A relatively unpopular accompaniment to nerf nuggets. Made from the seed of the rualka plant, then mixed with black hole pepper and Barcarian claw salt. Rancor sauce was generally considered repulsive because of its flavor, which was both too hot and too salty for the palates of most species, especially Humans. (Real life origin: Kevin Hearne created Rancor sauce for his novel, Heir to the Jedi. He doesn’t mention the specific ingredients of the sauce, but it seems to be a substance that no one actually wants to eat, so I decided to come up with an ingredient combination that would be pretty disgusting). Reignet A type of pastry made with rianberries and topped with powdered sugar. Generally considered light and easy to digest, usually paired with kahve and considered a popular breakfast combination for university students. (Real life origin: Derived from the New Orleans pastry beignet). Rianberry A purple-red berry with a tart flavor used in various recipes including rianberry muffins, which were a popular breakfast item. Taio noodles Noodles made from sura millet. Taio noodles were designed for easy consumption for beings with sensitive digestive tracts. Thanatoberry A blood red berry native to Ultraia, known for its sour taste. The berry was used in various culinary preparations including thanatoberry pie and wine. Thanatoberry juice was also used in the herbal tea version of sonhara, which was utilized in dreamwork. Dried berries were strung on gold silk threads and placed over the altars at weddings to bless the couple with dreams of good fortune.