Category: Food

The clever kitchen witch knows she need not look further than her pantry to find all the magical ingredients she could possibly need to whip up a spell for any occasion. There is magic in everything you eat and all you have to do to harness it is learn about it and prepare it with intention. Every food item, from the exotic to the mundane, has alchemical and magical properties. With knowledge of these properties, you can create a meal that’s perfectly in balance, a meal that brings things into balance, or a meal that draws magical energies to help you achieve your goals. Here is a list of the magical qualities or correspondences of everyday foods so that you, the kitchen witch, can create your own magical recipes or discover the magical qualities of recipes you already prepare on a regular basis.

Hassenpfeffer

Because I raise rabbits for meat, I am always looking for good rabbit recipes and hassenpfeffer is a classic, and so one of the first

Crafting Magickal Meals

There are many approaches to using magick and creating a meal with magickal intent is a method embraced the Kitchen Witch. Everything in Nature has

Almond

Prunus amygdalus or Prunus dulcis Wild almonds contain toxic levels of cyanide, which are accompanied by a bitter taste. Yet early almond growers isolated non-toxic

(Magickal) Meal Planning

Meal planning is a valuable skill that every cook, magical or otherwise, should cultivate. Meal planning helps save time and money and helps relieve the

Anise

Anise, Pimpinella anisum has a strong licorice flavor and is tasty in teas and cakes. It is soothing to the nervous system and contains plant

Anchovies

The anchovy is an oily saltwater fish abundant in the Mediterranean area where they are heavily utilized in the local cuisine. They are also found

Amaretto

Amaretto is an Italian liquor flavored with almonds and/or apricot pits. Liquor contains the distilled spirit or essence of whatever it is made from. Amaretto is often used

Amaranth

The amaranth plant produces a very attractive flower head whose tiny seeds can be eaten as grain and whose leaves may be eaten as greens.

Allspice

Allspice berries grow on a tree native to the West Indies. They smell like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and may be used used as a substitute