The Sabbat Imbolc is almost here- just a few more days until February 1st!
If you’re unfamiliar with this pagan holiday, you can learn more in Imbolc Spells and Traditions
Here are some of the Food and Drink Correspondences for Imbolc as listed in Imbolc Spells & Traditions:
While browsing around for Imbolc recipes with these ingredients, I stumbled upon an excellent article called Recipes for a Feast of Light: Reviving the Magical Foods of Imbolc on the Gather Victoria blog (witchy natural cooking).
I really enjoyed the article and thought others might too! So for anyone else browsing for Imbolc inspirations, here a few highlights for you to consider:
[Picture from Reviving the Magical Foods of Imbolc]
Pancakes and crepes are symbolic at this time of year- for saving the last of the wheat and also for the golden, round appearance. Wishes are made while flipping, and you can even hide things in the batter as a form of divination!
Blackberries are sacred to Brighid and also have a role in protective and prosperity magick. Consider making something yummy and magickal with these berries!
The article has more cooking tips and ideas- if you’re interested, I recommend giving it a read!
I’ve decided I’ll be making pancakes - with extra milk and butter, as well as blackberry jam if I can find it! And if I’m up for it, I’ll plan on buttery rosemary scones later in the day
Wishing everyone a very happy and blessed Imbolc!