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Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup for Outlander on Starz S3E10: Heaven & Earth

Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup for Outlander on Starz S3E10: Heaven & Earth

Outlander on Starz, Voyager

I am the more excited to bring you this week’s featured recipe for Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup than I have been all season! For the 6+ years I’ve been working on Outlander Kitchen, the turtle soup from Voyager is by far the most requested recipe by fans.

Bolt the door? What d’ye think I’m going to do? Do I look the sort of man would take advantage of a woman who’s not only wounded and boiling wi’ fever, but drunk as well?” he demanded. He stood up, nonetheless.

“I am not drunk,” I said indignantly. “You can’t get drunk on turtle soup!” Nonetheless, I was conscious that the glowing warmth in my stomach seemed to have migrated somewhat lower, taking up residence between my thighs, and there was undeniably a slight lightness of head not strictly attributable to fever.

“You can if ye’ve been drinking turtle soup as made by Aloysius O’Shaughnessy Murphy,” he said. “By the smell of it, he’s put at least a full bottle o’ the sherry in it. A verra intemperate race, the Irish.”

Voyager, chapter 56, “Turtle Soup

My version of Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup took me a few attempts to perfect, and I will warn you now, if you haven’t already taken a look at it, that the ingredient list is long, and it’s easier to split the work of the recipe across 2 days.

But the result is a gloriously delicious, meaty, and sherry-laden soup worthy of any gathering of Outlanders, whether they be at sea, or safe upon the shore. It’s soooo good!

The recipe for Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup can be found in the Outlander Kitchen Cookbook.


  1. Theresa
    November 18, 2017 at 11:59 am

    Wow, Annette. I feel terribly cheated by your comment. I’ve worked on this blog and this cookbook for over 6+ years – put my heart and soul into it – and comments like yours strike me as ungrateful and unbelievably entitled. I’ve given away literally hundreds of recipes for free on Outlander Kitchen. Get over yourself.

  2. April
    November 18, 2017 at 12:41 pm


    So instead of being grateful that Theresa shares any of the recipes she’s developed for free, you’re complaining that some of them are only published in the cookbook? Surely you’ve heard the expression “why buy the cow when the milk is free?” It’s a great cook book and Theresa deserves to be compensated for the dishes she’s worked hard to perfect for it–there is a lot of research, trial and error that goes into each one.

  3. Kathy
    November 24, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    I saw this comment and wanted to say that I am grateful for the blog and appreciate that you don’t overload it with ads. Although I purchased the cookbook last summer I still check to see what you’ve added in the latest post. I guess that I would also be disappointed if I couldn’t go to my cookbook for the latest recipe, but I’m quite pleased with all that you do post. I love reading the connection to the Outlander books in the cookbook and on the blog and all the recipes I tried are great. They bring back fond memories of the books, which I read years ago. Thanks,

  4. Michelle
    November 26, 2017 at 5:57 am

    Congratulations on your new cookbook! Just found this site and I’m definitely putting your book on my Christmas list. As a Chef myself I know the time and effort it takes to research, develop and execute recipes. What a phenomenal thing to have married your passion for food and all things Outlander. There is always a critic in the woods, dust off as you would flour in your hands and continue your fantastic journey.

  5. Alicia Walker
    November 28, 2017 at 2:20 am

    I’ve brought the book!!..I look forward to trying out all the hard researched recipes!! Thank you so much for the opportunity!!

  6. Barb
    November 28, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I have had the E-Cookbook since it came out and have been pleased with my cooking attempts. I love the blog and I agree that being directed to the cookbook is not a hardship, in fact I like the reminder. Thanks for all your hard work, Theresa

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