You don't need to be Wiccan to enjoy this friendly book of home cooking and natural remedies. To the kitchen witch, every recipe is like a little spell bringing the opportunity to create love and positive energy in the home and for loved ones. This year-round guide to seasonal recipes and rituals for all the pagan festivals, will be invaluable to Wiccans wishing to celebrate the good things that are given to us by the land. Wicca is a peaceful, balanced and harmonious way of life.The word 'witch' comes from the words 'wise' or 'wisdom' and witches or Wiccans originally were called 'The Wise Ones.' They also study natural remedies and the infl uences of the cycles of the moon and the planets. Witches seek to harm noone, knowing that the energy they send out comes back threefold. The Kitchen Witch follows the eight pagan festivals: Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara, Beltane, Litha, Lughnasadh and Mabon. This book is about being at one with nature, and the four elements.