Ooblets how to eat – fancy a froob?

There are a lot of things to learn in the land of Oob, and one essential aspect is actually quite tricky. Read our Ooblets how to eat guide now to get stuck in

Ooblets how to eat: a chaarcter surrounded by small vegetable creatures sits in a cafe

The incredible and adorable farming sim with a creative creature twist, Ooblets, is now live in its 1.0 incarnation and causing a veritable vegetable storm on the Switch. Well with a game that balances so many different systems, it can actually be a little bit tough to learn how to do the essentials. One thing, in particular, was so tricky that even this writer had to look it up.

With our Ooblets how to eat guide, we explain how to grab your caroot, get a crunch on and regain the energy you so desperately need to get back to farming. With so many different Ooblets to discover, seeds to grow, and a selection of exciting areas to explore, this is one gameplay element you want to master early on before you start really poking around the different nooks and crannies of the land known as Oob.

If you love munching on wheat in a straw hat, or consider a scarecrow one of your mates, you might enjoy many of our other guides on great farming games like Stardew Valley. Check out our guides to Stardew Valley Abigail, Stardew Valley silo, Stardew Valley co-op, and our enormous and incredible Stardew Valley fishing guide.

Get stuck in, here’s our Ooblets how to eat guide

Ooblets how to eat

Ooblets how to eat: a screenshot from Ooblets shows the pocket inventory

We know, it sounds like it should be simple, but a lot of people have had troubled. A lot of Ooblets is about planting seeds and growing food which sits in your inventory, or if you have some gleamies burning a hole in your pocket you could maybe buy a bunglebee bun in town. Well if you have some food in your pocket that you’re desperate to eat, here is how to get your munch on.

Ooblets how to eat: a screenshot from Ooblets shows the menu icon with the word consume

  • Press X to open your pockets
  • When hovering over any consumable food press Y to open up the options dropdown menu.
  • The option to ‘consume’ should be visible
  • Press consume to snack on any food you have in your pockets.

Ooblets how to cook food

Ooblets how to eat: a screenshot from the game Ooblets shows the contents of a fridge

Once you have progressed so far in Ooblets you will unlock your first farm, and inside is a piece of equipment called the old hot plate. Here you can put together a few basic recipes from ingredients you have either foraged from Badgetown or seeds you have planted and grown.

For instance, to make the delicious hop dob, you will need a caroot and some muz flour. To find more recipes you can find glowing gold items all around the world, which are randomly assigned forageable items that can occasionally be a recipe piece. If you gather four recipe pieces in your inventory, you are given the option to combine them and create one random recipe.

Other than that, you can use the wishies you collect from regular gameplay and collecting badges, and spend them on select recipes at the wishing well in the middle of Badgetown.

We hope this guide helped, or at the very least perhaps it made you hungry. If you’re done here and want to find another great way to relax, then be sure to click the link and check out our guide to the best Switch casual games next.