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The Magick of Food: Rituals, Offerings & Why We Eat Together

The Magick of Food: Rituals, Offerings & Why We Eat Together

by Gwion Raven

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Delight Your Senses and Your Soul with a Feast of Recipes, Rituals, and Spells

Discover a magickal collection of lore, recipes, and practices from modern and ancient cultures of the world. The Magick of Food reveals how to transform the mundane task of fueling your body into an opportunity for deep nourishment and connection to loved ones and the divine. This powerful book provides detailed information on food magick and rituals, from edible aphrodisiacs to feasts for the gods.

Whether you're preparing boar tacos for Bacchus or a vegetable frittata to celebrate the equinox, this book helps you find community through food and build your kitchen witch skills. Using history, magick, and more than forty delicious recipes, you'll breathe new life into your devotional practice while you connect with ancestors and deities.



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ISBN-13: 9780738760858
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 01/08/2020
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 706,141
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Gwion Raven is a tattooed Pagan, writer, traveler, musician, cook, kitchen witch, occult shop owner, and teacher. Although initiated in three magickal traditions, Gwion describes his practice as virtually anything that celebrates the wild, sensuous, living, breathing, dancing, ecstatic, divine experiences of this lifetime.

Born and raised in London, England, he now resides in Northern California and shares space with redwood trees, the Pacific Ocean, and his beloved partner.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Recipes xiii

List of Rituals, Spells & Things to Try xv

Disclaimer xvii

Acknowledgments xix

Foreword by Kristoffer Hughes xxi

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 5

SECTION I: A Brief and Incomplete History of Food and Ritual
Chapter 1: Sumer 11
Chapter 2: Greece 25
Chapter 3: Rome 41
Chapter 4: The Isles of the Mighty 51

SECTION II: Food, Magick, and Rituals for Today
Chapter 5: Food and Magick 61
Chapter 6: Food and Sex 85
Chapter 7: Food and Healing 101
Chapter 8: Food and Grief 131
Chapter 9: Food and Community 143
Chapter 10: Food and the Kitchen Witch 169

SECTION III: All the Recipes
Chapter 11: Everyday Food Magick 191
Chapter 12: Magick Potions 199
Chapter 13: Food Magick for Special Occasions 215

Conclusion: Time to Clean the Kitchen 255

Bibliography 257

Index 259

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