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Magical Food - Bread


Bread

Bread is one of the first baked food products apparently dating back to the Neolithic area (about 8000 years ago). Leavened bread was made in Egypt around 4000BC when the basic diet was bread, onions and beer…a bloke’s diet then…

Bread is sacred to the goddess Isis.

Bread is a basic mixture of flour, water, salt and yeast to which all sorts of extra ingredients can be added. Yeast is ‘alive’ so a loaf carries the energy of life within it.

Don’t leave your loaf lying upside down though…it will attract negative energies.

The bread will also carry with it the particular energies of the grain that was used to make it whether it is wheat, barley, rye etc.

Bread is excellent for use in ritual to honour deity and to ground after energy work.

Bread Magical Properties:

Depends on the grain used, all breads are good for offerings and grounding

Element – Earth

Gender – Feminine




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A Kitchen Witch's World of Magical Food by Rachel Patterson

Food is magical, not just because of the amazing tastes, flavours and aromas but also for the magical properties it holds. The magic starts with the choice of food to use, be added in whilst you are preparing and cooking then the magic unfolds as people enjoy your food. Dishes can be created for specific intents, moon phases, and rituals, to celebrate sabbats or just to bring the magic into your family meal. Many food ingredients can also be used very successfully in magical workings in the form of offerings, medicine pouches, witches bottles and poppets. Let's work magic into your cooking...



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