→ Paperback Read [ ⫷ Italian Folk Magic: Rue's Kitchen Witchery ] ⠮ ePUB Author Mary Grace Fahrun ⢃ → Paperback Read [ ⫷ Italian Folk Magic: Rue's Kitchen Witchery ] ⠮ ePUB Author Mary Grace Fahrun ⢃ I seriously love Mary Grace Fahrun s Italian Folk Magic It was giving me so much witchy wisdom I couldn t put the book down Magic is everywhere Hilarie Burton, actressMary Grace Fahrun s Italian Folk Magic is a tribute to Italian mothers and grandmothers who kept their loved ones well fed and in good health with recipes and remedies concocted from their magical kitchens Agata De Santis, director of the documentary film Mal occhio, founder of italocanadese.comMary Grace Fahrun s Italian Folk Magic is an intimate journey into the heart of Italian folk magical practices as they are lived every day Having grown up in an extended Italian family in North America and Italy, the author presents us with the stories, characters, saints, charms, and prayers that form the core of folk religion, setting them in context in an authentic, down to earth, and humorous voice A delight to read Sabina Magliocco, Professor of Anthropology, University of British ColumbiaWhether you are of Italian ancestry or not, Italian Folk Magic is a great practical book full of history, culture, recipes, remedies, insight, magic, and which is sure to effect and shape your perspective on witchcraft and your everyday life Rue enthusiastically invigorates a waning layer of folk tradition with a burst of momentum for a burgeoning generation of folk magic practitioners Chris Orapello, artist, author, and co host of Down at the CrossroadsThere has been little written on Italian folk magic throughout the years, possibly because many who perform folk magic do not think of what they are doing as magic Mary Grace Fahrun s book beautifully illustrates how magic never died and has continued to be practiced by European peoples It shows that instead of magic being a fantasy laying outside of the mundane world, it was interfused with the everyday, enchanting every aspect of life with its great mystery Folk magic is re enchanting the world again, through Italian proverbs and recipes in this book, intimately intertwined with the culture and families of Italian descent This is a beautiful thing to see in the written word Marcus R McCoy, co founder of the Viridis Genii symposium Italian Folk Magic is a charming, honest, and practical insight into an area of witchcraft that s often been overwrought with unnecessary outside influences If you gather at the hearth of the Italian household, you will find a beautiful practice that doesn t require the dressing of ceremonial magic or recreated rites Through the author s family tales, I was transported back to my own childhood memories of my Italian family in South Philadelphia While magic traditions will definitely differ from family to family, region to region, there are underlying threads that are strikingly familiar that will speak to every reader Through stories of recipes, superstitions, saints, and , Mary Grace serves up a delightful dish of a book that speaks to the heart of Italian witchcraft practices Truly inspiring and a wonderful read Laura Tempest Zakroff, author of Sigil Witchery A Witch s Guide to Crafting Magick Symbols and The Witch s Cauldron The Craft, Lore and Magick of Ritual VesselsIn this illuminating guide to Italian folklore, Fahrun, a nurse, Reiki master, and lifelong collector of Italian family recipes, shares her zeal for preserving Italian heritage Through intimate relationships with her aunts and grandmother, Fahrun began learning from an early age the essence of Italian folklore and magic, and the traditions that stemmed from those customs The kitchen, in particular, became a training ground for Fahrun to learn which ingredients and foods were purported to heal certain ailments She shares knowledge passed down over generations in clear language For example, minestra di verdure an Italian vegetable soup is prescribed as medicine for intestinal problems and for skin infections she recommends rubbing the sensitive area with an ointment that is one part garlic paste and two parts lard Fahrun also weighs in on the importance of dispelling malevolent spirits, such as malocchio the evil eye , and suggests potential remedies, including the recitation of charms Fahrun also briefly touches on the significance of amulets items that repel bad luck and harm and talismans items that attract good luck to Italian witchcraft This fun book will be a great resource for readers looking to try out simple Italian recipes or learn about Italian folklore Publishers Weekly, March 2018Mary Grace Fahrun was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Italian immigrant parents and grew up in the Italian neighborhoods of Montreal and Connecticut She describes herself as an avid keeper of customs, traditions, and secrets and is an authority on Italian folk magic and folk healing traditions Visit her at www.rueskitchen.com. 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