The Kitchen Witch Handbook
Wisdom, Recipes, and Potions for Everyday Magic at Home
by Aurora Kane
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Pub Date 05 Sep 2023 | Archive Date 01 Aug 2023
Quarto Publishing Group – Wellfleet Press, Wellfleet Press
A magical life begins at home with this warm and lively introduction to the traditions and practice of kitchen witchcraft.
As spiritualists, healers, and herbalists, witches throughout history have developed various methods of healing through potions, spells, and remedies worldwide. Despite their efforts for good, many have suffered from years of persecution, which has led to a general misunderstanding of their craft. The Kitchen Witch Handbook combats that, providing an assortment of magical traditions from a fresh, modern perspective. If you are interested in Wicca and traditional kitchen potions, spells, and rituals, The Kitchen Witch Handbook is the perfect magical reference.
This hands-on guide introduces the home-based folk witchcraft that has been practiced for countless generations. Learn to weave your magical intentions into food and cooking and use everyday ingredients for mystical purposes.
Brimming with beautiful photography and illustrations, this intriguing and accessible volume offers:
- Guidance on creating a magical kitchen and kitchen altar
- 100 Recipes and kitchen spells, including a candied lime money spell, rosemary protection cookies, and a lavender simple syrup for clarity and calm
- Tips on how to incorporate magic and intention into cooking
- A glossary of correspondences and magical properties for fruits, vegetables, and other ingredients
- A framework for creating your own unique spells at home using the ingredients you have on hand
Enjoy bringing a new magical dimension to your kitchen with The Kitchen Witch’s Handbook, a delicious introduction to the long tradition of creating magicin the heart of your home.
The Mystical Handbook series from Wellfleet takes you on a magical journey through the wonderful world of spellcraft and spellcasting. Explore a new practice with each volume and learn how to incorporate spells, rituals, blessings, and cleansings into your daily routine. These portable companions feature beautiful foil-detail covers and color-saturated interiors on a premium paper blend.
Other books in the series include: Witchcraft, Love Spells, Knot Magic, Superstitions, House Magic, Herbal Magic, Goddess Magic, and Moon Magic.
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Average rating from 80 members
Really unique cook book/guide that shares a lot about magic, witchcraft, and food! I really enjoyed the aesthetic and thought this was a fun book.
This book is absolutely stunning! It gives you plenty of knowledge and history that every aspiring kitchen witch needs. The recipes chosen for this book are useful, cost efficient and easy to follow. This will be the perfect holiday gift!
This book is really magical and the illustrations are beautiful. I sipped warm tea and pet my cat the whole time reading. It's a great introduction into traditions and practices of a witchy andmagical kitchen. I've read a lot of witchy related literature and this book does a great job of breaking down witchy concepts so a newcomer could easily understand. The recipes are innovative yet simple enough for folks not too savvy in the kitchen.
"Don't hide your magic -- let it shine for life is short and you are divine."
Incredibly clear and wonderfully done! I’m always a bit lost with my craft and this book feels homely and instructive enough to help me get back on the wagon.
Love this book that I will purchase this to add to my shelf. The explanations, illustrations and spell recipes are just delightful. I'm new to kitchen magic and found this book helpful. Thank you!
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From the first page to the last it was just a delight to read this book. It has all the basics and then some, the layout is great, giving a reference book for later use, and with recipes for everyone. I would recommend it for all ages, families, kitchen must have!
I really loved this book and will definitley be buying a hard copy (I read it on screen initially). Not only is it a beautiful thing in terms of the illustrations and images, it is also a beautiful text in terms of its intention: to empower and enlighten.
I will definitely be looking at making a kitchen altar and will consider the power of my cooking to share love and comfort on a spiritual as well as practical level.
I'm looking forward to trying out the recipes and plan to make some addition to my kitchen garden. I think that this book came to me at just the right time for me to appreciate it. This would make a lovely gift for any free thinking, spiritually minded cook. I would love to both give and recieve this book.
(I will review this on Amazon when I buy my hard copy in Spetember!)
A delightful book that explains how to bring magic into the kitchen and sprinkle it into your cooking. The book explains various herbs and flowers to grow that can help attract love, for example, and abundance into your life. There are plenty of magical recipes and the book is divided into seasons and follows the Wheel of the Year festivals. If you’re wanting to live more in tune with nature and incorporate its magic into your kitchen then this lovely book is your perfect companion.
This book is adorable! The illustrations are whimsical and just plain fun. For as short of a book as it is, I was surprised at how comprehensive it is. As such, it would be a very useful resource for someone interested in witchy cooking, especially beginners! It covers the usual seasonal aspects of cooking, as well as an illustrated reference about what certain herbs and plants are used for in both a practical and spiritual sense.
If you find yourself being the person that your friends go to for your chamomile tea that somehow always turns out right, this book might be good for you.
Disclaimer: I received this book as an ARC from NetGalley. However, I am not being paid for this review.
Preordered a hard copy!! What a great book to add to my kitchen collection. Awesome for those who want to start dabbling
The Kitchen Witch Handbook was a very informative and fun read. The way it is written makes it easy for the reader to become fully immersed. This book does a great job of sharing valuable information, helpful tips, and meanings behind certain holidays. Will be referring to this book in the future.
This book gives specific information on kitchen utensils, herbs, and teas, as well as using the kitchen as an altar and cooking with the intent to infuse magic into your food. This book also discusses kitchen herbs, edible flowers, and everyday fruits and vegetables including spices, and their magical uses. The Wiccan sabbaths and seasonal celebrations accompany the book, I would definitely recommend.
This is a great guide for kitchen witches! Its in depth. I do wish it had more recipes but if you are looking for information this is a great place to start! Its really informative and really wee organized.
Lots of Information
Aurora Kane explains what kitchen magic is and explains that when one adds intention in selecting, preserving, preparing, cooking, and sharing, plus the intentions of one’s
heart and the foods’ innate energies, one will have a most magical recipe for effecting the changes one desire.
She provides a list of kitchen magic tools, their function, and she discusses kitchen goddesses in relation to the responsibilities and powers centered on the kitchen.
This is a great beginner's book for learning the way of a kitchen witch.
A wonderful book for beginner witches, full of useful tips and information. The recipes inside are lovely - I'm already planning to try them out.
If you want to learn more about kitchen witchery, this is a great resource.
I really love this book! It's so beautifully done, and it's very well written. I can't recommend it enough.
I didn't have the best expectations about it when I started it, I was expecting it to be like most of these types of books. In some parts of it that was true, but the overall picture of it is very different.
The dividing into the different parts of the year and guiding through the ingredients most common as well as a few recipes for each part of the year was unique and really good. It helped to get a better picture of how it all connected.
I would recommend this book! and I BADLY want a physical copy so please let this one be available internationally too!