THE MAGIC OF FOOD: EXPLORING THE SYMBOLISM OF FOOD IN DIFFERENT CULTURES
Food is not just a source of sustenance, it is also a powerful symbol in different cultures.
The same type of dish might have quite diverse connotations in other cultures.
A variety of magical rites and spells can make use of food in various capacities.
The consumption of certain foods is associated with certain health benefits.
A connection with one's ancestors and the spirits can also be achieved via the consumption of food.
Understanding the symbolism of food can help us appreciate different cultures and their traditions.