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#1 May 15 2005 at 5:25 PM Rating: Excellent
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Edit: MHMU recommends you upgrade to Vana'diel Cookbook v2.0! or the beta of version 3.0

Smiley: moogleHello kupo!Smiley: moogle

The Valefor Culinarian's Guild is proud to announce the first edition of the Vana'diel Cookbook. Due to the delay in implementing Moghancement: Broadband in rent-a-rooms and Nomad Moogle huts, the first edition is designed for download and printing by cooks on the go.

Features in the first edition:

  • 1) Recipes listed alphabetically
  • 2) Commonly known food effects and durations
  • 3) Commonly known guild points and caps

  • 4) Skill caps for recipes

  • 5) Best place(s) to buy ingredients

  • 6) Stackability and rarity of ingredients

  • 7) Typical Valefor weekend prices for ingredients

  • 8) Notation of fast-selling and skill-up recipes

  • 9) Stackability and quantity of results

  • 10) Includes Fishing bait and Beastmaster broths and pet foods

  • 11) Notation of Guild test recipes

  • 12) Notation of conditional availability of ingredients and vendors

  • 13) Recipe index by level including skill-up recipes

  • 14) Recipe index by use type

  • 15) Recipe index by food effect type

  • Planned additions for the next edition:

  • 1) Correction of the inevitable typos and new info

  • 2) HQ1-3 results

  • 3) Addition of HQ pastas

  • 4) Calculation of NQ synths to guild point cap

  • 5) Even more places to buy goods!

  • The Van'adiel Cookbook - Valefor First Edition is available for download at the following:

    There are three formats available. Scroll to the bottom and click "Free". A timer will appear at the bottom of the page... when it gets to zero, click the link to download the file. Sorry it's so complicated but my other sites won't support the needed bandwidth.

  • Microsoft Word (953 kb) - you can update it yourself, but you may not have all the fonts.

  • Adobe PDF (812 kb) - should print consistently but you can't change the file itself.

  • Compressed (Zip) Word format (171 kb) - if you want the Word format but want it to download faster.

  • MHMU reminds everyone to always virus-scan downloaded files and only runs macros you know should be there. There are no macros in the Vana'diel Cookbook.

    Happy cooking!

    Edited, Mon Aug 15 17:20:25 2005 by Jehebbyo

    Edited, Mon Dec 26 21:01:40 2005 by Jehebbyo
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    #2 May 15 2005 at 5:34 PM Rating: Good
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    SWEET! Rate up.

    EDIT: Erm... link's broken...

    Edited, Sun May 15 18:37:42 2005 by ArkhanTerra
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    #3 May 15 2005 at 5:39 PM Rating: Decent
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    #4 May 15 2005 at 6:35 PM Rating: Excellent
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    I've deleted the original complaint here about GeoCities bandwidth, and will use this space instead to list corrections.

    1. Shallops Tropicale (see below) - cost should be 3085ea. Credit SuicidalWombat.
    2. Stats on Bison Jerky: STR+5, Mnd-1, Att+18% cap 70@368, RngAtt+?, Duration 60 minutes.
    3. Carbonara lists both Black Pepper and Kazham Pepper as ingredients. There is no Kazham Pepper in it. Cost should be 2405ea.
    4. Likewise Nero di Seppia is one of the few pastas that does *not* contain miseraux parsley. Nix the parsley and drop the price to 4540ea.
    5. Pet food eggs messed up. Bird for Alpha, Beta, Gamma; Lizard for Delta, Epsilon, Zeta. Correct prices are Gamma:44ea, Delta:53ea, Epsilon: 361ea.
    6. Missing Recipes: Cursed Beverage, Dried Mugwort (what a horrible thing to do to fresh mugwort!!!), Fish & Chips variant with blindfish instead of 2 tiger cods (not costed), Tomato Soup variant using bay leaves instead of 2-leaf mandra bud (cap 48)
    7. Oh the pastas... Vongole Rosso needs Wild Onion as well. Price goes to 2655ea.


    Edited, Fri May 20 19:33:05 2005 by Jehebbyo
    Jehebbyo - Valefor
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    #5 May 15 2005 at 6:57 PM Rating: Excellent
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    Okay, I've moved the files to and tested downloading each of them successfully. This site supposedly has no bandwidth limitations. Thanks Blado for the suggestion.


    1. Click the link in the message above. A new browser will launch.

    2. Scroll down and click the Free button. A new page will appear. This page will probably have a timer for a "download ticket". Basically the timer counts down to zero, and when it hits zero a link appears with the file name.

    3. Click the filename link. The file should download.

    Jehebbyo - Valefor
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    Lu Shang: 7/7/06
    Printable Fishing Atlas
    #6 May 15 2005 at 7:27 PM Rating: Decent
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    O.O this guide is just amazing!!! Rate up.
    #7 May 16 2005 at 12:08 AM Rating: Decent
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    I didn't say to actually use geocities, but something _like_ geocities.. /sigh

    Uhm... this guide is so fine, its so fine, it blows my mind. And a rate up to you, sir.
    #8 May 16 2005 at 9:21 AM Rating: Decent
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    This might very well be the best guide ever made on FFXI.


    #9 May 16 2005 at 10:13 AM Rating: Decent
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    Wow! What a lot of work and how wonderful :)
    {Good Job!}
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    #10 May 16 2005 at 10:56 AM Rating: Decent
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    Wow, nicely done! I certainly appreciate the effort you've put into this! I once planned to create an executable, searchable database using my meagre Java skills, but...

    Anyway. I've noticed one error so far. In your area for Shallops Tropicale you have the per-synth costs listed as 1,850 gil. However, your own list indicates Shall Shells run 1,350 each. Considering that you need two of these little buggers, shouldn't the cost be 3200? Or did I overlook something as to your system of listing?

    Regardless, thanks for your hard work!
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    #11 May 16 2005 at 11:14 AM Rating: Decent
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    Holy crap! That had way more information than I could've hoped for. Rate up! ^^
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    #12 May 16 2005 at 12:09 PM Rating: Decent
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    Thanks. That is awesome! Well thought out and set up.
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    #13 May 16 2005 at 12:12 PM Rating: Decent
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    Deliverypimp wrote:
    Holy crap! That had way more information than I could've hoped for. Rate up! ^^

    HADES yeah!! Usually when I'm going to attempt to do something I check first to see where each and every little item is coming from (because I refuse to AH ingredients unless they are drops).. WOW thanks - this helps a BUNCH! Not only does it tell you where each ingredient is.. it shows approximate cost, guild points and even stats on each!

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    #14 May 16 2005 at 1:06 PM Rating: Good
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    Wow... just wow... That's amazing...

    Thank you! Thank you!

    #15 May 16 2005 at 1:18 PM Rating: Excellent
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    Very Informative. Good job.
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    #16 May 16 2005 at 3:18 PM Rating: Decent
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    Wow!!! Best info on cooking yet. I'd rate you up, but you can't get any higher. Thank you for your time and contributions. I'm very happy to have such a consolidated book at my finger tips now.

    Thanks again!!!
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    #17 May 16 2005 at 5:38 PM Rating: Excellent
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    Smiley: yikes Thanks Wombat!

    Yep, the second shall shell was missing from the cost. Correct cost is 3085ea. I wanted to do more proofreading but the eyes kinda glaze over after a while. Be extra careful of recipes with multiple ingredients, as I prepared a recipe list, filled in an ingredients list and then manually merged the two *trying* to maintain quantities.

    Barring something unforeseen, the next version will be released in June, and this will be fixed in it.

    Happy cooking! ^^

    Oh, and thanks for all the rate ups (which do keep adding to karma after 5.0) and kind words. I dream that my co-workers will come around and say "those are the best installation instructions ever written" but until then, this is great job satisfaction Smiley: yippee.

    Edited, Mon May 16 23:09:19 2005 by Jehebbyo
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    #18 May 19 2005 at 10:40 AM Rating: Decent
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    Excellent post, something new to print off and put in my binder. ^^
    Rate up ^^
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    #19 May 19 2005 at 3:14 PM Rating: Decent
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    Awesome job!!

    More work then I would ever go through, but **** useful.

    Rate up!
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    #20 May 19 2005 at 5:17 PM Rating: Decent
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    O.O wowzers. Much <3 to you!
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    #21 May 20 2005 at 8:56 AM Rating: Good
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    You're obviously a professional technical writer. Thank you very much for taking your personal time to do this.
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    #22 May 20 2005 at 7:32 PM Rating: Decent
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    Awesome job, very well written, has all the information you need. Almost 50 pages all typed out. Had to make a new binder just to put all the pages into.

    I know this may sound mean, and please don't take it in a bad way, I only mean it as a joke, but YOU have way to much time on your hands ;) Unless you're in one of those boring desk jobs where you sit in a cubicle for 8 hours a day doing nothing but staring at a blank screen for half the time. Then I can understand where you're coming from =P
    #23 May 20 2005 at 7:58 PM Rating: Good
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    holy ****...........

    just wow.
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    #24 May 21 2005 at 1:54 AM Rating: Excellent
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    Recipe for Vana'diel cookbook

    Key Item: Wingding fonts

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  • LS mates asking "how much for 3 stacks of rice dumplings?" x2
  • Crashed laptop forcing repeated logoffs to lookup anything x1
  • Hours spent nightly trying to make daily guild item x2
  • Moghouses full of other ingredients from mushroom recipes when there were no mushrooms to be had x2
  • Business trips with nothing else to do at the airports/on the planes x1

  • NQ result: /slapping of Kipo-Opo x4
    HQ1 result: Are you sure you want to drop "My Computer"?
    HQ2 result: Vana'diel cookbook
    HQ3 result: Vana'diel cookbook without all the typos

    Time spent preparing guild items -90 minutes
    Time spent looking up food prices and effects for LS -30 minutes
    Time spent watching Lost and CSI reruns on Spike +120 minutes

    NOW I have too much time on my hands ^^
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    #25 May 22 2005 at 12:44 PM Rating: Good
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    Thank you so much for the time and effort put into this - very nice compilation indeed!

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    #26 May 22 2005 at 1:01 PM Rating: Good
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    Definately worth paying $30 for ink cartridges and paper! ^^
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