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Resident Evil Village cooking guide: The Duke’s Kitchen

Ingredient locations for cooking and crafting fish, poultry, and meat

Shooting a white pig in Resident Evil Village for Quality Meat cooking duke’s kitchen guide
Quality Meat, coming up
Image: Capcom via Polygon

Resident Evil Village cooking at The Duke’s Kitchen (You kill it, we cook it!) is your (meal) ticket to increased health (HP), reduced damage when guarding, and increased movement speed.

Cooking arrives with this message:

New Cooking!
Give ingredients to the Duke for tasty treats.

In this Resident Evil Village cooking guide, we’ll list every recipe and show you where to find every ingredient, from the standards like Fish, Poultry, and Meat to rare ingredients like Quality Meat and Juicy Game.


Table of contents


Herbed Fish

Reward: Health slightly increased permanently.

  • Fish (3). After you defeat the Lady Dimitrescu, and you’re on your way back to The Village, drop into the water, where you’ll find three fish. If you missed those, head north from The Village, through the Castle Gate, as if you were heading back to Castle Dimitrescu. You’ll find three fish in the water by the drawbridge.
  • Poultry (2). Check out the map in the gallery above, where you’ll find three locations to “hunt” chickens in The Village.

Bird and Beast Pilaf

Reward: Damage taken when guarding decreases permanently.

  • Poultry (4). Check out the map in the gallery above, where you’ll find three locations to “hunt” chickens in The Village.
  • Meat (1). In The Village’s West Old Town, head to the house in the south near the crash site where you entered at the beginning of the game (see the map image in the gallery above). Enter the door at the side (to the left of the front door). Stop when you get in, let your eyes adjust to the light, and look right toward the far end the of the stable. There’s a small black pig. Shoot it, and collect your Meat (2). After you’ve conquered House Beneviento, return to The Duke, and then backtrack as if you were heading to the … dollhouse. In the area labeled Garden on your map, you’ll find a goat to kill for Meat (2).

Three-Flavored Mititei

Reward: Health increases permanently.

  • Fish (4). After you defeat the Lady Dimitrescu, and you’re on your way back to The Village, drop into the water, where you’ll find three fish. If you missed those, head north from The Village, through the Castle Gate, as if you were heading back to Castle Dimitrescu. You’ll find three fish in the water by the drawbridge.
  • Poultry (2). Check out the map in the gallery above, where you’ll find three locations to “hunt” chickens in The Village.
  • Meat (3). In The Village’s West Old Town, head to the house in the south near the crash site where you entered at the beginning of the game (see the map image in the gallery above). Enter the door at the side (to the left of the front door). Stop when you get in, let your eyes adjust to the light, and look right toward the far end the of the stable. There’s a small black pig. Shoot it, and collect your Meat (2). After you’ve conquered House Beneviento, return to The Duke, and then backtrack as if you were heading to the … dollhouse. In the area labeled Garden on your map, you’ll find a goat to kill for Meat (2).

Tochitura de Pui

Reward: Health greatly increases permanently.

  • Poultry (4). Check out the map in the gallery above, where you’ll find three locations to “hunt” chickens in The Village.
  • Meat (3). In The Village’s West Old Town, head to the house in the south near the crash site where you entered at the beginning of the game (see the map image in the gallery above). Enter the door at the side (to the left of the front door). Stop when you get in, let your eyes adjust to the light, and look right toward the far end the of the stable. There’s a small black pig. Shoot it, and collect your Meat (2). After you’ve conquered House Beneviento, return to The Duke, and then backtrack as if you were heading to the … dollhouse. In the area labeled Garden on your map, you’ll find a goat to kill for Meat (2).
  • Juicy Game (1). Juicy Game comes from a blue bird perched above the Graveyard in The Village. Check out a screenshot of the bird and its map location in the gallery above.

Ciorba de Porc

Reward: Damage taken when guarding greatly decreases permanently.

  • Fish (1). After you defeat the Lady Dimitrescu, and you’re on your way back to The Village, drop into the water, where you’ll find three fish. If you missed those, head north from The Village, through the Castle Gate, as if you were heading back to Castle Dimitrescu. You’ll find three fish in the water by the drawbridge.
  • Meat (5). In The Village’s West Old Town, head to the house in the south near the crash site where you entered at the beginning of the game (see the map image in the gallery above). Enter the door at the side (to the left of the front door). Stop when you get in, let your eyes adjust to the light, and look right toward the far end the of the stable. There’s a small black pig. Shoot it, and collect your Meat (2). After you’ve conquered House Beneviento, return to The Duke, and then backtrack as if you were heading to the … dollhouse. In the area labeled Garden on your map, you’ll find a goat to kill for Meat (2).
  • Quality Meat (1). In The Village, head to Luiza’s House by way of the Fallow Plot (check out our map in the gallery above). Hop out the back window where you met the angry father early in Resident Evil Village, and you’ll see a well and also a giant white pig. Kill it, and claim your Quality Meat.

Sarmale de Peste

Reward: Movement speed increases permanently.

Resident Evil Village Sarmale de Peste recipe ingredients
Resident Evil Village Sarmale de Peste recipe ingredients
Image: Capcom via Polygon
  • Fish (6). After you defeat the Lady Dimitrescu, and you’re on your way back to The Village, drop into the water, where you’ll find three fish. If you missed those, head north from The Village, through the Castle Gate, as if you were heading back to Castle Dimitrescu. You’ll find three fish in the water by the drawbridge.
  • Finest Fish (1). Coming soon …