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In which we discover that its amazing what you can fit under a rosemary bush, that you should never forbid people opening chests without explaining why and that fathers can be very unreasonable. We also learn that wind can be helpful as well as mischievous and that rosemary is frankly, completely underrated.
We also examine the fascinating role of Rosemary in history, medicine, folklore and magic as well as its contribution to the culinary arts.
The story in today's episode is The Sprig of Rosemary, a Catalan folk tale adapted from The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang.
The recipe in today's episode is Crispy Melting Italian Potatoes with Rosemary & Garlic.
If you would like to find more information about any of the books or research in this episode you can find them in Further Reading.
You can also find out more at Hestia's Kitchen which has all past episodes and the connected recipes on the blog. If you'd like to get in touch about the podcast you can find me on Twitter or Instagram at @FairyTalesFood.