Author(s): MORGANA DE VILLE
This title offers atmospheric, enchanting ideas to celebrate the traditional festival of Halloween. It features fabulous carved pumpkins, deliciously warming dishes, sweet treats, festive displays, games and disguises for the whole family. It offers easy-to-follow ideas with complete instructions and inspirational photographs. You can try autumnal recipes such as Pumpkin Soup, Corn and Ham Muffins, Pumpkin Fritters, Spellbound Tart, Toffee Apples, Ghost Cake, Gingerbread Cookies or Marshmallows. You can make your own spooky disguises for trick or treating - choose from Frankenstein's Monster, Witch, Vampire, Skeleton, Cat or Egyptian Mummy. You can decorate your home with Jack o'lanterns, candle holders and autumnal arrangements. Halloween originated as a pagan festival marking the end of summer, on a night when it was believed that evil spirits, witches and other dark forces roamed the earth for a night. Today it is a time for all the family to celebrate and for children to dress up in masks and costumes, to venture forth in search of candy and excitement in a riotous medly of pumpkins, trick-or-treating and other mischief.
This gift book provides a medley of seasonal delights for making the most of this celebratory time of year. Ideas range from scary costumes to a delicious selection of recipes with spooky themes. Make a spicy Pumpkin Soup, indulge in crisp Toffee Apples, make a creepy ghost costume or carve some little pumpkins. With step-by-step instructions for every project, vibrant photographs and fun ideas, there is an accessible activity for everyone in the family, whether old or young. Celebrate the season in style with this charming sourcebook of tempting eats, treats and tricks.
Morgana De Ville has compiled this collection of craft projects, recipes, dressing-up patterns and decorating ideas. She loves the ancient festivals and celebrations, and enjoys applying her cooking and craft skills at her home in the English countryside.