This intense, summery soup can be made lighter if you leave off the croutons and cheese and use fresh chopped basil instead—or you can add cream for something hearty enough to fill any hobbit appetite. Any kind of fresh...
INGREDIENTS • 2 cups spelt flour • 2 tsp baking powder • ½ tsp sea salt • ½ cup soft unsalted butter • 1 cup organic raw sugar • 3 eggs (room temp) • ½ tsp almond extract • 1 tsp vanilla extract • ½ cup sour cream •...
Few Ancient Greek characters capture my imagination quite so much as Persephone, a goddess of springtime and fertility and growth. As the tales go, the god of the underworld, Hades, was stuck by Persephone’s beauty as she was out...
The common and spicy herb thyme has a surprisingly colorful history of magical and mystical uses. Dating back to ancient Rome, thyme has long been associated with strength and bravery. Roman soldiers were said to have bathed in thyme...
Lewis Carroll’s famous classics Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking-Glass: And What She Saw There are filled with references to magical food. There is the Queen of Hearts’s famous jam tart, Bread-and-Butterfly pudding, and the Looking-Glass...
Recipe and photos by Sara Ghedina, Instagram @sara.ghedina_food   Article from ISSUE NO. 38 Spring 2017 – Print || Digital
This delicious cake is light and not too sweet—perfect for a hobbit breakfast or mid-afternoon snack. Skip the honey glaze to make it less sweet, or dust the cake with sugar instead for the opposite effect. Whipped cream and...
We have some super sumptuous recipes in our upcoming Outlander Issue from Gather Victoria, who made so many Scottish delights that we weren't able to fit this magical thistle jelly in the magazine, so we're including the recipe here....
Medieval cooking is rife with fragrant, exotic spices, which became more and more accessible during the times of the Crusades and the international trade they ushered in. All those spices conveniently camouflaged unsavory flavors and odors too, which was...
Illustration by Rachel Oakes. Practical magic is, by its very nature, practical, as can certainly be seen by some of the many, many wondrous herbs mentioned in Alice Hoffman’s The Rules of Magic. Many of the plants in the Owens sisters’...