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This cozy cooking game is to cool off with your grandmother and whisper with an amazing grub.
Nainai’s recipe offers amazing freedom in how food is cooked. There are no default cutting indications, nor steps that require a high level of technicality. If you feel like chopping garlic in half, that's fine. Or you can opt for a more precise and thinly sliced method. It doesn’t affect any overall performance, which makes the whole experience a little less stressful, until you realize the pork is burning in the pan, of course.
The game's creators, Fan Fang and Mai Hou, describe the game as "a family story about how we lived together in a special way during 2020," and that vibe really shows up in the chats you have with your grandmother. . All your recipes and help come via text messages with her, and it’s nice to have small back and forth conversations between chopping onions or tossing tofu in the pan.
I don't really like cooking in real life (I’m also a terrible baker), but I do have a weakness for cooking games, and the Nainai recipe is really a much needed cozy experience.
Grab the free Nainai recipe more at itch.io.