Music Inspired Recipes for your Austin Spring

Nowadays you can easily listen to your favorite artist, thanks to streaming services you can play music anywhere or anytime. It’s like your playlist is a musical buffet where your subscription gets you all you can eat music experience. With many options to choose from pop, rap, dance, acoustic, rock, and more it makes it hard to choose one genre to listen to. That is why you have several playlists for each category of your particular taste.

Listening to your favorite past and present musical artists, you will notice that they use foods as metaphors in the hook and title of their song. Like Harry Styles, “Watermelon Sugar,” song like this brought inspiration to professional chefs to make delicious recipes that are inspired by food-related songs so you can make and taste everything at your musical buffet.

Harry Styles- Watermelon Sugar

“I just wanna taste it. Watermelon sugar high tastes like strawberries on a summer evening and it sounds just like a song.”

Drinking this refreshing watermelon sugar high cocktail will taste sweet and juicy. It will make you feel like you are on a beach enjoying a summer breeze.

Lizzo- Juice

“It ain’t my fault that I’m out here getting loose, gotta blame it on the goose, gotta blame it on my juice”

Get loose! drinking this vegetarian and gluten-free strawberry lemonade smoothie. Dance like Lizzo to the beat of “juice” while feeling guilt-free in enjoying this three-step ingredient recipe that is ready in less than five minutes.

Migos- Stir Fry

“Watchin ’ me whip up, still be real and famous, dance with my dogs in the nighttime (yeah, woo, woo, woo, roof) In the kitchen, wrist twisting’ like a stir fry (whip it)”

Be in the kitchen like the Migos, with your wrist twisting while cooking this perfect Chinese restaurant-style beef stir fry recipe at home. To get your taste buds satisfied, serve this dish with white rice stir fry, egg noodles, and a side of vegetable egg rolls.

Kelis – Milkshakes

“My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and they’re like, it’s better than yours, damn right it’s better than yours.”

Kelis’s milkshakes brought all the boys to her yard, she might have followed this perfect milkshake recipe. The best part is that you can choose any flavor of ice cream that you want. Make this milkshake aesthetically pleasing by putting whip cream, garnishing the top with rainbow sprinkles, and put a bright red cherry on top.

Jack Johnson- Banana Pancake

“Waking’ up too early, maybe we could sleep in, make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now, we could pretend it all the time.”

You can make it feel like the weekend all the time with this banana pancake recipe. These mouth-watering pancakes are fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside with the perfect amount of creamy sliced bananas. Drizzle the banana pancake with your favorite maple syrup and let your taste buds rejoice. 

Eva Rogers

Eva Rogers, a proud Texan and contributor for TexasTasty, infuses her writing with a deep passion for the Lone Star State. With roots in the vast plains of West Texas, Eva treasures the unique fusion of tradition and innovation that embodies the Texan spirit. Through her articles, she celebrates the diverse tapestry of Texas, exploring everything from its vibrant urban centers to its tranquil rural landscapes.