Halloween and It’s Pagan Food 2023.
Halloween – Samhain – Celtic Food
The Celts, sacrificed some of the harvest by giving it away as a “good deed”, and left an empty chair at the table for the “ancestor” to come and join them.
Frutti dei Morti in Europe – Fruits of the Dead
These sweets were blessed at church and then placed on the “Saint’s Table” at home.
During the Kingdoms of Leon, Aragon and Castile, they made sweet bread and candies that resemble bones from Saints like fingers, or skulls to parts of the body. In Italy these sweets were called “Ossa dei Morti.”
Books to Make your Own Candies.