This page shows a list of Food and Drink that exist in the Overlord series.
Food and Drink are consumable items found in the World of 2138, YGGDRASIL, and the New World. While the purposes for these consumables differed in both realms, fundamentally they were used to supplement health.
In the case of the World of 2138, the price of food inevitably soared, and raw fruits and vegetables became luxury goods that ordinary people couldn't get their hands on. The best one could acquire was liquid-based food, multi-vitamins, and preserved food.
For YGGDRASIL's food and drink items, Players used these comestibles to increase their basic stats for their avatars. One needed specialized skills to make food. It was only to be expected since food and drink could grant special bonuses when consumed. In other words, if one lacked the proper skills to perform a task, it would end in failure.
Not only that, but the New World also has its own set of foods and drinks. Their existence and purpose are a necessity for its inhabitants who require them for sustenance in their daily lives. According to some chefs from YGGDRASIL, the quality of some foodstuffs in the New World appears to be lacking compared to the game world.
Fruits and Vegetables
A round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin red or green skin and crisp flesh. Many varieties have been developed as a dessert or cooking fruit. To become self-sufficient and replenish the Great Tomb of Nazarick’s consumables, Ainz Ooal Gown ordered Pinison Pol Perlia to raise an apple orchard on the 6th Floor of Nazarick. Using these apples, Sous-chef was able to make apple juice though Eclair Ecleir Eicler felt that their taste was a bit lacking compared to the apples in Nazarick's stock. In Overlord: The Undead Oh!, the poisoned apple is a central item for the Snow White plays in Nazarick Theater.
- Golden Apple: An apple that hails from YGGDRASIL.
A long curved fruit that grows in clusters and has soft pulpy flesh and yellow skin when ripe. This was one of the ingredients for CZ2128's smoothie at the Pleiades tea break. Later a bundle was seen on a table in Isekai Quartet, in preparation to make chocolate bananas for a school festival.
A thick green or purple vegetable with leaves surrounding a spherical heart or head of young leaves. In some cases, it can be pickled.
A pear-shaped fruit that can be eaten fresh or dried.
A fruit from the New World that grows near Carne Village. Its juice is edible and can be made into a refreshment.
A vegetable that is native to the New World that is from a location called Grandel. However, it is also sold in E-Rantel.
A citrus fruit that can be used in a variety of culinary ways. For instance, lemon juice is an ingredient for its acidic properties in making Christmas cake. In Isekai Quartet 2, lemons were shown next to a dish of fried chicken.
A fruit consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel.
- Rikiriko Nut: A nut that is native to the New World that grows in the vicinity of the Great Lake.
- Walnut: A large hard edible nut of a tree.
An edible bulb with a pungent taste and smell, composed of several concentric layers, used in cooking. Onions can be prepared and be used in a salad.
A round juicy citrus fruit with a tough bright reddish-yellow rind. They appear in the Great Tomb of Nazarick during the celebration of the New Year under the influence of Shiramochi-ō. Its liquid extract can also be used to make orange juice.
A starchy plant tuber that is one of the most important food crops, cooked and eaten as a vegetable. There are various species with different culinary purposes and can be steamed.
- Sweet Potato: An edible tropical tuber with pinkish-orange, slightly sweet flesh. They can be found in the world of Alfheim.
A large rounded orange-yellow fruit with a thick rind, edible flesh, and many seeds. In Mass for the Dead, Mare and Aura cultivated them in an experiment for Nazarick. However, some began to show unusual traits.
A lychee-like fruit native to the New World and sold in Arwintar.
A sweet soft red fruit with a seed-studded surface. This was one of the ingredients for CZ2128's smoothie at the Pleiades' tea break.
A red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit. It is an ingredient to various dishes such as tomato juice. Found in both the New World and YGGDRASIL, though in the latter YGGDRASIL tomatoes are said to possess a variety of abilities like gathering sunlight to explode. Some can even attack you or even glows like gold when cut. Green Hole has a farm that raises tomatoes.
A golfball-sized citrus fruit that originated in East Asia. The fruit is very tart, with little pulp and lots of seeds. Due to its fragrance, its juice is used to make candies, and the fragrance is captured and put in bath salts. Spa Resort Nazarick possesses a bath that is filled with yuzu so that bathers can soak in it.
A plant whose grain is used as food like bread and in making beer, ale, and whiskey. In Carne Village, barley was a staple, being used to make porridge. Nazarick possessed its own barley fields that is converted into gold via the Exchange Box.
A cereal plant that is a staple food in Asian cuisine. In the Web Novel, rice could be served in the cafeteria of the Imperial Magic Academy. A bowl of rice was briefly seen as a part of Ainz Ooal Gown's lunch spread when he found himself in a world where the Great Tomb of Nazarick was not a dungeon but a company and he was the Chief Executive Officer.
A cereal plant that is commonly harvested and ground to make flour for bread etc. In Carne Village, wheat is cultivated and was a staple in the villagers' diet, being used to make porridge.
Meat usually refers to any flesh of an animal that is prepared as food. Various sources of meat come from a variety of beasts in YGGDRASIL and the New World. However, while humanoid races, such as humans, dwarves, and elves consume the flesh of animals, some demi-human and heteromorphic races consistently prey on the former, consuming the flesh of humans and regard them as food.
A giant lizard whose meat can be prepared as a dish by the denizens of the Great Tomb of Nazarick.
A POP spawned monster, that is found in YGGDRASIL and guarded a dungeon but is edible.
A game animal usually hunted for its venison by hunters and adventurers.
A winged reptilian and the highest-ranked magical beast in the New World. In YGGDRASIL, players would hunt these beasts for raw materiel, including its meat.
The flesh of a fish or other aquatic animals. In the New World, fish is a part of the lizardmen’s staple diet. The Cauldron of the Daghdha is capable of producing fish, albeit the product lacks bones.
- Demon King Anglerfish: A fish found in YGGDRASIL
- Gabura Fish: A fish served in the Re-Estize Kingdom.
- Goblin Fish: A fish found in YGGDRASIL.
- Goblin Shark: A shark found in YGGDRASIL.
- Poison Needlefish: A fish found in YGGDRASIL.
- Special Salmon: A fish found in Nóatún
A creature in the Baharuth Empire whose mutton is cut into several portions, grilled and put on skewers in the market.
A reptile found in the Azerlisia Mountains that are eaten by the Quagoa live.
An undomesticated magical beast that is hunted for its delicious meat.
An animal used by the Quagoa as a food source in the Azerlisia Mountains.
A winged deer that is renowned by adventurers for its venison.
A creature that is considered as Nóatún seafood in YGGDRASIL.
An animal belonging to the swine family, domesticated by humans for its meat. Carne Village bought several pigs to raise in order to feed the village population of humans, goblins, and ogres.
An edible mollusk that was served as an hors d’oeuvre to Enri and her companions. It can be prepared as a salad.
An edible cephalopod that have eight short arms and two usually longer tentacles, and a long tapered body.
- Kraken: A cephalopod found in YGGDRASIL and a boss.
A YGGDRASIL creature that can be made into foie gras.
A psychoactive substance that is the active ingredient in drinks such as beer, wine, and distilled spirits (hard liquor). Its mostly produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
- Clare: A wine fine served at a high-class inn in the Large Walled City. Bets Ku Proun preferred to drink Clare from the Eighth year.
- Cloudy Beer: A beverage served at Black Gold Beard Pavilion in the Dwarf Kingdom.
- Maiden’s Tears A beverage concocted by Sous-chef to serve to Shalltear Bloodfallen when she was depressed at her actions in betraying Ainz Ooal Gown. Due to her unsightly self-pity at his bar, the cook just mixed No. 1 Blue food coloring with vodka and served it to her.
- Nazarick (Cocktail): A specialty ten colored alcoholic drink served on the 9th Floor of the Great Tomb of Nazarick by Sous-chef. It's known to be a very popular drink among the NPCs despite the cook feeling it is incomplete.
- Pale Ale: A type of alcohol that Philip Dayton L'Eyre Montserrat was partial to.
- Red Mushroom Beer: A beverage served at Black Gold Beard Pavilion in the Dwarf Kingdom.
- Stout: A very dark full-bodied ale with a distinctive malty flavor served at Black Gold Beard Pavilion in the Dwarf Kingdom.
A brown carbonated drink that is flavored with an extract of cola nuts, or with a similar flavoring. While taking a break from building the Monument of Ruin, Aura Bella Fiora had a hamburger for lunch, washing it down with a cola drink. In Hack And Slash Adventure, Cola was a joke found in the tabletop game.
A drink in the New World that can be served iced. It resembles a latte, but it has the taste of Shakerato. Except it leaves behind an aftertaste of condensed milk.
A liquid extract, produced by squeezing or reaming oranges, it was served by the maids of the Great Tomb of Nazarick to the imperial delegation from the Baharuth Empire when the came to apologize to Ainz Ooal Gown for the Workers Invasion. And later it was served to King Zanac Valleon Igana Ryle Vaiself when he attempted to negotiate with the Sorcerer Kingdom.
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves.
- Black Tea: A tea that is dark in color from the complete oxidation of the leaf before firing.
- Platinum++ Asgard Pekoe: A high-grade tea that hails from Asgard in YGGDRASIL.
A thick, smooth drink of fresh fruit pureed with milk, yogurt, or ice cream. CZ2I28 Delta is partial to smoothies, during the Pleiades monthly meeting, Shizu had a smoothie composed of chocolate, banana, and strawberry. According to Narberal Gamma, it had enough calories for an active adult to last the entire day. When Entoma got blood in her drink she forced her sister to drink it instead so as not to let it go to waste.
A type of salt-cured pork, which is prepared from several different cuts of meat. Bacon typically comes from the pork belly or from the back cuts of a pig. It is distinct in that it involves strips of fat and typically served in thin slices. Bacon can be served fried and crispy as a breakfast dish. The Sword of Darkness added bacon to flavor their supper while traveling to Carne Village. It was also served in the staff cantina at Nazrick.
A single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. A traditional bento holds rice or noodles, fish or meat, with pickled and cooked vegetables, in a box. Albedo prepared a meal for Ainz Ooal Gown for him to enjoy rather than allow him to eat food served at a cafeteria
A small often rounded deep-fried pastry, usually containing minced meat, fish, or vegetable coated with egg and bread crumbs. In Isekai Quartet 2, after a game of dodgeball, the students decided to got and get some croquettes.
A multi-layered pastry made of rich sweetened dough that is repeatedly folded and rolled, with toppings or fillings such as fruit, nuts, or cheese.
It was among the many foods served to the Homunculus Maids at the breakfast buffet table in the staff cantina in the 9th Floor of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. Cixous and her co-workers indulged themselves of these treats.
Fish that has been dried for preservation. It was eaten by Zaryusu from his for his lunch during his journey to the Great Lake from E-Rantel.
Meat made from the Einock Sheep. The large potions of its meat are cut into several portions and so the fats glistened on the surface, and its grilled portions are said to look delicious. Mixing together with the scent of the meat, the sweet smell of the sauce stimulated one’s appetite.
E-Naüru Style Grilled Fish
The result of Count Naüa's family research to achieve bragging rights in having the best seafood. The research produced a sauce, made by mixing soy sauce and honey, used to glaze over other ingredients. The heat had to be controlled precisely during the grilling process to prevent the sauce from burning. This said was applied to grilled fish, making its story widespread.
Meat from a domesticated fowl. In the Web Novel, Archduke Ainz Ooal Gown served this at his estate while hosting a party for the Great Nobles in Arwintar. This dish later appeared in Isekai Quartet, where the characters discovered that it could be bought at a local butcher near. It became the focus of an argument among the students on deciding which seasoning was best suited for its taste.
- Karaage: Japanese fried chicken that is deep-fried in oil. It was served at a food stall being manned by Ruffian, a character from Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! in a school festival.
Slices of potatoes that have been fried into bite-size snacks. They are a favorite food of Lupusregina Beta.
Gabura Fish à la Meuniere
A New World recipe that, judging by its name, is composed of fish, cooked or served in a sauce composed of lightly browned butter with lemon juice and parsley. This food was a favorite of Marquis Raeven.
A traditional popular Japanese fast food at festivals, grilled squid is usually seasoned with soy sauce and served on a kebab stick. It was served at a food stall in the Isekai world.
Meat from the upper part of a pig's leg salted and dried or smoked. Keno was served evenly roasted ham as one of her last breakfast meals with her family before she was turned into an undead.
A hamburger, beefburger or burger is a sandwich consisting of one or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun. Pestonya Shortcake Wanko served Aura a hamburger for lunch, supplemented by French fries, pickles, and a cola.
A dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit with origins in Middle Eastern cuisine. Entoma Vasilissa Zeta once opened a food stand in Nazarick as a way to raise funds in the New World without drawing attention. The Solution Epsilon and CZ2I28 Delta found the food to be delicious until Yuri Alpha discovered that her sister used meat from the corpses of the Sunlight Scripture. Yuri then punished Entoma, by spanking her. Both she and CZ2128 were disgusted by the revelation, however, Solution was still tantalized by the dish.
A Japanese one-pot dish consisting of several ingredients such as boiled eggs, daikon, konjac, and processed fishcakes stewed in a light, soy-flavored dashi broth. In Pure Pure Pleiades, Cocytus and Demiurge have dinner and drinks at an oden stand run by Sous-chef.
A dish made from beaten eggs fried with butter or oil in a frying pan. The omelette is often stuffed with a filling while cooked, and usually served folded over. In the Great Tomb of Nazarcick, one of the Manservants at the buffet table of staff cantina served omelets to the Homunculus Maids for breakfast at request. Cixous had ordered one and the Manservant prepared a flawless omelette filled with triple cheese, double onions, and extra mushrooms.
Pancakes are flat cakes, often thin and round, prepared from a starch-based batter that may contain eggs, milk, and butter and cooked on a hot surface such as a griddle or frying pan. They are often served at breakfast and are complemented with butter or syrup. The Pleiades had a stack of pancakes at a meeting once.
A common breakfast dish, usually made with boiled oatmeal grain or rice, giving it a starchy composition. Various ingredients can be also added into the mix depending on the taste and needs of the consumer. It's mainly a common fare for commoners. The Innkeeper in E-Rantel served porridge as part of his menu to his adventurer clientele. Though a restaurant in Re-Estize makes a customized porridge dish that Sebas Tian ordered and served to Tuareninya Veyron.
A dish consisting of a mixture of small pieces of food, usually vegetables. Cixous at the staff cantina had an onion salad for breakfast.
A cylindrical minced and seasoned meat, either made from pork, beef, or veal, along with salt, spices, and other flavorings. Encased in the skin and cooked or preserved it is usually served as a breakfast food. Sausages were served at the mess hall in Ro Lente Castle. They were also in the staff cantina in the Great Tomb of Nazarick.
A liquid dish, typically made by boiling meat, fish, or vegetables, etc., in stock or water. Momon and Nabe shared a dinner meal of soup with the Swords of Darkness on their first night as Adventurers. Soup is a standard travel ration for workers as it is a great source of nutrition and possessed a great storage life.
Special Menu Item
A special lunch item in Isekai Quartet 2 found in the school cafeteria. The dish had never been seen before. The only information revealed about it was a price tag declaring a price of 3000 yen. It before the driving force for the students to earn money as they are interested to see what kind of dish it is. It turns out to be just composed of rice, cut lettuce, chicken cutlets, fried shrimp, cut fried eggs, pickled radish, and barbecue sauce. The only special qualities it possesses was the massive plate and size.
A thick slice of beef or other high-quality meat is usually taken from the hindquarters of the animal typically cut into thick slices that are cooked by broiling or frying. Ainz Ooal Gown once orders one of the Homunculus Maids to cook him a steak only to have the maid bring back a piece of charcoal due to her lack of a Cook class.
- Marbled Frost Dragon Steak: A meat dish made from the lion of an Ancient Frost Dragon from Jotunheim. It was served as the main course for Enri and her friends when the visited Nazarick.
- Gigant Basilisk Gibier Steak: A meat dish made from the meat of the Gigant Basilisk. It was served as a dish during the Princess War.
A Japanese seafood cuisine made from raw fish and rice. It was an in-game item that could be prepared and cooked in YGGDRASIL. In Overlord: The Undead Oh!, Sous-chef prepared several sushi dishes to test it as a possible menu item for guests to Nazarick. While the dishes garnered positive approval, it was only until the ingredients were revealed that one of the tasters fainted, causing the plan to serve sushi on the menu to be rejected.
A ball-shaped Japanese snack or appetizer made of a wheat flour-based batter and cooked in a special molded pan. It is typically filled with minced or diced octopus, tempura scraps, pickled ginger, and green onion. It was served in Isekai Quartet 2 as a snack at one of the stalls in a festival.
Meat of a game animal like deer, or Peryton. In the game, the NPCs sought meat for their Christmas party. They were told by adventurers in E-Rantel that venison was considered an unparalleled dish. Thus a Peryton was sought for by the NPCs for their meat dish in their Christmas party.
A small French pastry flavored with rum and vanilla, with a thick caramelized crust. In Pure Pure Pleiades, Albedo served this sweet to Ainz whilst he was drinking his tea at Nazarick Corporation.
A decorative cake served during Christmas time. In Mass for the Dead, the Head Chef and Pleiades prepared at least ten cakes for their Christmas party, using ingredients like cream, chocolate, lemon juice, and sponge cake using stocks from Nazarick. The first cakes produced by the maids were originally for decoration, but Sebas Tian assisted the women in harmonizing display and taste to enhance their cakes.
A sweet, usually brown, food of roasted and ground cacao seeds. It usually made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block, or used as a flavoring ingredient in other foods. This was one of the ingredients for CZ2128's smoothie at the Pleiades' tea break. An item that CZ21218 possesses is actually a drink made of chocolate which she shares with Neia Baraja.
There are other types of chocolate, such as dark chocolate, which is said to be bitter, rather than sweet and for more mature tastes. On Valentine's Day chocolate is a medium of exchange to people as an expression to loved ones.
A small fried cake of sweetened dough, typically in the shape of a ball or ring. In the Isekai Quartet world, there is a doughnut shop owned by a character known as Ruffian from the media Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!.
It is also where Aura and Mare work part-time to earn enough money for a special menu item from the school lunch menu.
Golden Apple Compote
A dessert made with Golden Apple. It was served as a dessert dish to Enri Emmot and her friends when they visited Nazarick. It could be served in white wine, topped with yogurt.
A type of candy, it was served at a school festival in Isekai Quartet 2. According to a price tag, it was soda flavored.
A Japanese dessert that often served at karaoke bars. It mostly composed of bread, preferably pain de mie and is hollowed out and cut into small cubes. The cubes and the loaf shell are then caramelized and placed into the oven until golden. It is then layered with numerous confections depending on a person's desire. It was ordered by the Pleiades at a karaoke in Isekai Quartet.
A sweetened frozen food typically is eaten as a snack or dessert. In the New World, it is a high-class luxury that just one would cost more than a day's worth of food to a commoner.
A Japanese confection made of short-grained, sweet, glutinous rice with a high starch content. The Mochi Type Beast that appears during the New Year special event of Mass for the Dead is made of mochi and edible.
A candied fruit dish preserved in sugar. It was served as an hors d’oeuvre to Enri and her companions.
A flour based food product. Sebas Tian brought some from E-Rantel, but they were not sophisticated and were just plain squares. While common in the fortress city their appearance was a rare sight in Nazarick. Due to the current abundance of cheap and fresh ingredients being brought into the city, a food culture is slowly developing there. Thus their biscuits are among the foods being developed. It was said to be harder previously, but is now quite soft.
A staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking. There are various types depending on preparation and culture.
- Barley Bread: Bread made of barley grain.
- Black Bread: Bread made of pure rye grain.
- Dwarven Bread: Bread made by dwarves of the Azerlisia Mountains.
- Kinako Bread: Bread made using roasted soybean flour.
- Cheese: A dairy product produced from proteins and fat from milk. The royal household would have at least three different kinds of cheese on them at their table.
- Milk: A white liquid secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. A primary source of nutrition for humans to consume. Milk is usually a complementary substance added into tea, along with sugar.
- Sour Cream: A dairy product obtained by fermenting regular cream.
A fungal growth that typically appears as a domed cap on a stalk, with gills on the underside of the cap. There are varieties of species of mushrooms some either being poisonous or edible.
- Black Gem: A fungal mushroom that is considered a delicacy by aristocrats.
- Hydnellum Peckii: Despite its poisonous look it's confirmed not to be deadly and also edible.
A soft, bland, white cheese-like food made from curdled soybean milk. Ainz Ooal Gown was served this as part of his lunch while he explored an alternate Great Tomb of Nazarick in which it was a company and he the CEO.
Spices are substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. In the New World, the primary source of spices is from 1st tier spells.
A small, white, round bulb of a plant, with a strong smell and taste and is used in cooking. In the Web Novel, it's used as a counter against vampires. Jet Testania seasoned his fried meat with garlic.
A red condiment consisting of puréed tomatoes. Ketchup made a brief appearance in the Anime as part of the Homunculus Maids breakfast plate. It was also mentioned in an episode in Isekai Quartet 2. According to that source, it is Ainz's preferred condiment for fried chicken.
A thick creamy dressing consisting of egg yolks beaten with oil and vinegar and seasoned. It was mentioned in an episode in Isekai Quartet 2.
A New World recreation of teriyaki sauce made in E-Naüru.
A food seasoning, made of the hot-tasting powder prepared from dried and ground peppercorns. It was mentioned in an episode in Isekai Quartet 2.
A Japanese sauce called "training oil" used to season sushi.
A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food.
A sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants and used as a sweetener in food and drink. Sugar is considered a luxury commodity for commoners in the New World. Their sources of sweetness being either fruits or honey.
A sour-tasting liquid used as a condiment for pickling.
- A few heteromorphic species are unable to gain food buffs or even need food and drink to survive. Those include but are not limited to: demons, vampires, undead, etc.