See Every Food Porn Shot From NBC's Hannibal
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Hannibal Food Porn

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Season 1, Episode 1, “Apéritif”

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We first meet Dr. Hannibal Lecter after hearing about another cannibal serial killer, Garret Jacob Hobbs, who likes to eat his victims as a way of "honoring" them. Hannibal is more of a hedonist—he just thinks people taste great.

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Season 1, Episode 1, “Apéritif”

A teenage lung flambé sure to take your breath away.

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Season 1, Episode 1, “Apéritif”

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Hannibal ensures that Will Graham starts his morning with lots of protein—scrambled eggs and mystery sausage.

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Season 1, Episode 2, “Amuse-Bouche”

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The first meal Hannibal serves Jack Crawford, head of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, is a loin with a cumberland sauce of red fruit. There might be some blood in there.

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Season 1, Episode 4, “Oeuf”

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"What am I about to put in my mouth," asks Jack, Hannibal's most frequent dinner guest.

"Rabbit."

"He should have hopped faster."

HAHA CUT TO A MAN RUNNING AWAY IN THE WOODS.

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Season 1, Episode 4, “Oeuf”

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The first meal Hannibal cooks for Abigail Hobbs is the last meal that she had with her parents. Because, you know, he's her new cannibal dad.

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Season 1, Episode 4, “Oeuf”

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How to Cook Anyone and Everyone by Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

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Season 1, Episode 5, “Coquilles”

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Bella Crawford refuses to eat this dish of foie gras au torchon with a late harvest Vidal sauce and figs because it's cruel. Hannibal tells her not to worry, because he only uses an "ethical butcher."

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Season 1, Episode 6, “Entrée”

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Langue d’agneau en papillotte served with a sauce of duxelles and oyster mushrooms. "It was a particularly chatty lamb," says Hannibal.

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Season 1, Episode 7, “Sorbet”

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Julia Child, eat your heart out.

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Season 1, Episode 7, “Sorbet”

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For bigger dinner parties, Hannibal hunts his prey by pairing a recipe with one of the many business cards he's collected over the year. Who is this? It could be Michelle Vocalson, who steamed his coats.

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Season 1, Episode 7, “Sorbet”

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Is that you, Darrell Ledgerwood, of Hidden Room Rare Books?!

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Season 1, Episode 7, “Sorbet”

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Always remember to slice against the grain. You don't want all of that murderous work to go to waste!

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Season 1, Episode 7, “Sorbet”

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Trend alert: murder to table dining.

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Season 1, Episode 8, “Fromage”

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A touch of blood to any sauce will give your guests that umami flavor they've been craving.

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Season 1, Episode 9, “Trou Normand”

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To his surprise, tabloid journalist Freddy Lounds is a vegetarian, so she requests a simple salad.

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Season 1, Episode 9, “Trou Normand”

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Abigail on the other hand, has a developed taste for human.

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Season 1, Episode 11, "Roti"

Hannibal makes kudal, a south Indian curry in a coconut coriander cheese sauce. He says it's "made from sheep, of course."

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Season 1, Episode 12, “Relevés”

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Hannibal brings Will some black chicken soup to nurse him back to health.

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Season 1, Episode 13, “Savoureux”

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Consider the ulna the next time you want to make a dramatic presentation.

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Season 2, Episode 1, “Kaiseki”

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"I almost feel guilty eating it," says Jack Crawford.

"I never feel guilty eating anything," replies Hannibal. 

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Season 2, Episode 1, “Kaiseki”

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"I can’t quite place the fish," says Jack.

"He was a flounder."

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Season 2, Episode 2, “Sakizuke”

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Hannibal demonstrates how to make ossobucco. Meat locally sourced from serial killer/muralist James Gray's calf.

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Season 2, Episode 2, “Sakizuke”

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After rolling them in some AP flour, get a good hard sear on them.

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Season 2, Episode 2, “Sakizuke”

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Then braise in stock, white wine, and mirepoix.

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Season 2, Episode 2, “Sakizuke”

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Voilà! A dish to make anyone scream.

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Season 2, Episode 5, "Mukozuke"

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Hannibal: "Feed the body, feed the mind."

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Season 2, Episode 5, "Mukozuke"

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Beverly Katz's kidneys become a fancy meat pie.

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Season 2, Episode 6, "Futamono"

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When the Ripper strikes, Hannibal has a dinner party.

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Season 2, Episode 6, "Futamono"

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Look at that marbling.

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Season 2, Episode 6, "Futamono"

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Jack has his forensic scientists run an analysis on the food from the dinner party. Turns out it's all just animal protein, so you don't have to feel bad that you actually think this looks delicious.

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Season 2, Episode 6, "Futamono"

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In the most macabre dining scene yet, Hannibal serves Dr. Abel Gideon HIS OWN LEG.

"You intend me to be my own last supper," asks Dr. Gideon.

"Yes."

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