Author: Amy Blackthorn
Brand: Weiser Books
Number Of Pages: 276
Release Date: 25-10-2020
Details: Product Description
One part The Drunken Botanist, one part Blackthorn's Botanical Magic--shaken, not stirred--Blackthorn's Botanical Brews offers a fresh, fun way of bringing botanical magic into your kitchen, cocktail parties, and home remedies.
Blackthorn's Botanical Brews has something for everyone. This book outlines the magical uses for many well-loved, traditional beverage ingredients found throughout time. Readers learn what potions are, what purpose they serve, and how to create their own brews, bitters, vermouth, and kombucha, as well as how to blend the perfect tea for their magical desires.
Included:: -Getting to Know Your Spirits -Adding Magic to Your Daily Activities -In the Kitchen -In the Bar -Fruit Feeling Frisky (Making Sodas and Syrups) -Herbal Beers, Mead, and Cider -What to Do with Leftover Potions?
"Blackthorn's Botanical Brews: Herbal Potions, Magical Teas, and Spirited Libations is an absolutely exceptional magical resource that you'll enjoy reading cover to cover! From teas and kombucha, to liquors and liqueurs, and even a few delectable bites, author Amy Blackthorn's zesty, exciting writing and impressive knowledge will inspire your kitchen witchery. For everyone from beginner to advanced practitioner,
Blackthorn's Botanical Brews will guide you on how to embrace the innate magical potential of everyday libations and inspire you to express and imbibe your own unique approach to magic."--Julia Halina Hadas, author of WitchCraft Cocktails: 70 Seasonal Drinks Infused with Magic and Ritual.
Blackthorn's Botanical Brews is an exceptionally good read. I can imagine regularly grabbing this fun, witty, information-rich gem from my cookery and magic bookshelf to make magical cocktails, tisanes, and libations or parties, spells, and magical gatherings of all sorts. Interwoven with the magical mixology runs a thread of well-founded solid magical praxis designed to elucidate, educate, and entertain. For anyone who works their magic with food and drink and herbs, this book is a must have. I give it 5 out of 5 cocktail shakers!"--Gwion Raven, author of The Magick of Food: Rituals, Offerings & Why We Eat Together
"Amy Blackthorn has concocted an ingenious book. More than just a simple recipe book,
Blackthorn's Botanical Brews contains the deep understanding, research, and creative cleverness expected from a well-seasoned witch like Blackthorn. Drawing upon the art of witchery's traditional concepts, theories, and tools, Amy applies them to the art of crafting drinks in an imaginative and fun way, transforming ordinary teas, cocktails, and mocktails into powerful potions with formulas that are just as delicious as her insights."--Mat Auryn, author of Psychic Witch: A Metaphysical Guide to Meditation, Magick, and Manifestation
"Amy Blackthorn has done it again and done it with luscious writing and a lip-smacking presentation of brews and potions. She takes us through the basics of magic and teases the reader with the tools of this particular craft. This book is clever, clear and--dare I say?--delicious." --H. Byron Ballard, homebrewer, and author of Embracing Willendorf: A Witch's Way of Loving Your Body to Health and Fitness.
"Amy Blackthorn has written a book combining the science and magic of mixology. Her recipes for magical intent are a must read for anyone looking to expand their potion and libation abilities" --Jon Talkington -owner and meadmaker of The Brimming Horn Meadery
"Amy Blackthorn makes magic accessible with easy to follow recipes, using easily procured ingredients for relatable scenarios. Even the most seasoned of mixologists will be inspired by this delightful collection of cocktails, mocktails. and more."--Camille Kea, certified hypnotherapist, past- life regressionist, tarotista, and former Oakland Nightlife Examiner at Examiner.com
"Filled with helpful potion and spell-building information,
Package Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches