Cooking means many issues to many alternative folks. It may be a means of sharing tradition, bringing your mates and households collectively over home-cooked meals. Or it may be a passion, difficult you to study new strategies as you add to your repertoire of signature dishes. And for individuals who know their meals is prepared when the smoke alarm goes off, it’s a talent with room for enchancment. Right now, we’re excited to disclose our new recreation Soup Pot as a part of the /twitchgaming Showcase: ID@Xbox, giving seasoned cooks and curious cooks a enjoyable and stress-free approach to experiment within the kitchen.
Everyone eats, so it’s not stunning that meals is a central a part of many video games. We needed to strive one thing new, nevertheless. You’re chargeable for each step, from deciding on components, washing produce, chopping greens, cooking rice, searing meat, and dozens of different interactions. Don’t fear, although: We don’t like doing dishes, so that you don’t have to wash up whenever you’re completed.
We had been impressed by the occasions of the previous yr, and we integrated them into Soup Pot. It’s possible you’ll be alone in your kitchen, however you’re making ready meals for a energetic viewers who’s tuning into your live-streamed cooking present. They’ll cheer you on whenever you’re on a roll and tease you when issues aren’t going fairly as deliberate. As you achieve extra familiarity within the kitchen, you’ll get entry to extra recipes and inventory your fridge and pantry with lots of of components.
You begin out with a single recipe for Sinigang, a bitter and savory pork soup, although you’ll study to arrange 100 totally different dishes over the course of your culinary journey. We based mostly the primary 66 of these on dishes that we at Chikon Club eat essentially the most. We labored with some prime regional cooks from the area to guarantee that the components and recipes had been genuine. These recipes aren’t strict tips, nevertheless. We actually need to replicate the perfect a part of cooking, which is experimentation. Maybe you need to keep on with natural components. Possibly you don’t like mushrooms. What would occur in the event you determined so as to add just a little further salt into that candy dessert? You received’t get kicked out of the kitchen or get a “recreation over” for attempting new issues, even when they don’t work out as you’d deliberate.
We respect the talent and artistry that goes into high quality delicacies, however we’re bringing a way of silliness to Soup Pot, too. Substances say their names whenever you add them to a dish, dough squeals whenever you poke it, and the soundtrack comprises an eclectic mix of Filipino artists – all offering food-referencing tunes.
Our purpose is to encourage gamers to increase that playfulness, improvisation, and experimentation into their actual kitchens. Cooking is quite a lot of enjoyable, and Soup Pot is likely one of the methods we’re sharing that feeling with the world.
Soup Pot is coming to Xbox Collection X|S, Xbox One, Home windows 10 PC this August 2021. For extra particulars on Soup Pot comply with us on Twitter!