After seeing his larder and the way he’d prepared his meal before Dwalin’s interruption Bilbos clearly a good cook. Bofur’s so curious to see another cultures way of cooking so he’s watching and tasting. And when it’s pretty much done he calls Thorin to sample.
‘Oh come on! It’s better than GOOD’
Bilbo’s thinking; ‘ground please open up’ THEN Bofur announces it was Bilbo’s cooking and Thorin’s like D<
‘Well, thats to be expected from a halfling who spends all his time indoors. What else does he have to concern himself with’
Bofurs hand tightens on Bilbos shoulder and he says ‘You got off easy, you should hear what he says about MY cooking’