Oshun – Orisha of Love Recipes

Sweet, sensual, powerful, and divine Oshun is the Orisha, or goddess, of love and beauty. In the religion of La Regla Lucumi, also referred to as Santeria, her feast day is celebrated on September 8th. [Read more…]

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Juneteenth Recipe Roundup – Eating with the Ancestors

There are lots of different ancestor recipes that get made for Juneteenth. For those unfamiliar with the holiday it is a Texas tradition. People celebrate with barbecues, parties, and parades. At it’s core it is a remembrance of Freedom, hard won and long in coming. [Read more…]

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Communication Chicken Recipe for Simbi

There are many different paths of simbi, each has it’s own unique power and sacred abode. Ultimately however, their realm is divine magick and they are turned to when truth and a clear path forward are needed. [Read more…]

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King Cake Recipe – The Delicious Magick of Mardi Gras

Then there is blueberry, praline, cheese, cinnamon, brownie, and everything in between. In New Orleans people eat King Cake for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack time. Unlike Mardi Gras beads and Bourbon St., King cake is something natives really truly enjoy. [Read more…]

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WTF Is Winter Wassail Recipe

The etymology of the word come from Olde English and literally (like many other toasts) translates to “well health.” These are the words of our ancestors. The term began appearing as early as the 8th century, even the poem Beowulf speaks of a “Warriors’ Wassail.” [Read more…]

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Pagan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Giving thanks for those we love, the food on our table, the roof over our heads, and the wonderful people who helped us get to where we are … should be performed everyday. Thanksgiving is a secular holiday, a cultural one really, where we celebrate difference and sharing. [Read more…]

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Ritual Food: Chipotle Deviled Eggs Recipe

All across the globe from Somalia to Central America eggs are used for spiritual cleansing and blessing. In New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou eggs are frequently offered for the Lwa, or deities, Damballa and Aida Wedo. [Read more…]

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