We build houses to protect us from the elements, dams to redirect rivers and even use chemicals to artificially enhance our food. So much goes into fighting nature that it is important to also learn how to work in harmony with the seasons and phases of the moon in order to feed body and spirit.
With your favourite wooden spoon, an open mind and generous heart you too can stir a little magic into your life with Cooking By Moonlight by author Karri Ann Allrich. Although it is not a vegetarian cookbook, many recipes contain “Moonlit Kitchen Tips” offering a vegetarian substitution making them more versatile.
In Cooking By Moonlight each aspect of the moon’s cycle is discussed offering suggestions on what to look for in a recipe, what ingredients to use during that time, blessings and food preparation tips. Learn how to develop your seasonal intuition. Enjoy the sensual experience of cooking with “love foods and practical magic” and understand how our food choices influence not only ourselves but the world around us.
Included are sections on “Stocking A Moonlit Pantry”, “Using Herbs and Spices Magically”, “Lunar Lessons and Menus” as well as over 100 recipes to tempt you. Many of the mouth-watering recipes are very easy to prepare and come complete with serving suggestions. Cooking By Moonlight is more than just a collection of recipes but is a guide to enriching your entire culinary experience.