• Food and drinks Bacon is a kind of meat popular with both Muggles and witches and wizards. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks Bacon wrapped steak was served at the first Welcome Feast when Harry started his first year. He was completely floored at the amount of food, and that it was all things he liked (PS7). Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Food and drinks The aroma of baking pumpkin permeated the air at Hogwarts on Halloween (PS10). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event First Ludo Bagman, and then Barty Crouch, come by the campfire at the Weasley’s campsite and talk about the pressures and problems of putting on the World Cup event. Percy Weasley tries to sound important around Mr. Crouch, his boss, but Crouch calls him by… Read More
• Glossary sweet bread rolls with crunchy sugar on top Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Food and drinks One of Hagrid’s more dubious concoctions. Allegedly beef casserole, but contained a “large talon” (GF16). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Bertie Bott is a wizard inventor who created the popular candy Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans. While experimenting with ways to create tasty candies from food, Bott accidentally included a pair of dirty socks in one of his trials, and created the first of the many surprises found in Bertie… Read More
• Food and drinks One of the most famous sweets in the wizarding world is Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans. These beans are essentially the same as Muggle jelly beans, but with flavors that Muggles would never expect. Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Event Fleur Delacour and Bill Weasley get married at the Burrow. The reception is broken up by a Death Eater attack. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Glossary British term for cookie Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Food and drinks A sausage-shaped dish made with blood and suet (animal fat) enclosed in a wrapper made from floury batter (NSOED). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops • Pubs and inns The Blind Pig is a grungy speakeasy in New York City during Prohibition. The bar caters exclusively¬†to the magical community. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks Sold in the “Unusual Tastes” section at Honeydukes in Hogsmeade, apparently for vampires (PA10). Found near the Cockroach Clusters. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks Boiled potatoes were served at Harry’s first start-of-term Hogwarts feast and by Mrs. Weasley at the Burrow (PS7, GF5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)… Read More
• Character Brother Boniface was a Franciscan monk in medieval Worcestershire who made turnip wine (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks • Hogwarts A traditional french fish stew, served when Beauxbatons visit Hogwarts for the Triwizard Tournament. (GF) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks Brandy is a variety of alcohol. It is also a staple for anyone caring for a young dragon.¬†Dragon Breeding for Pleasure and Profit instructs readers to feed newly hatched dragons a bucket of brandy mixed with chicken blood every thirty minutes (PS14). And Hagrid packed some brandy for Norbert(a)… Read More
• Food and drinks The first meal of the day, eaten in the morning. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Glossary Make and serve a cup of tea. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Pubs and inns The Three Broomsticks is a well-known inn and a frequent haunt of Hogwarts students in Hogsmeade. It’s warm and comfortable, is packed every time Harry goes in, and is a great spot to drink butterbeer (PA10), although they also serve firewhisky (GF25), gillywater, mulled mead, red currant rum,… Read More
• Houses and addresses Introduction Home to the Weasley family, the Burrow is a house just outside the village of Ottery St. Catchpole (GF6), and is built so crazily that it must certainly be held up by magic. It is likely to have once been a farmhouse (though it looks more like it… Read More
• Food and drinks Butter is a dairy product used by both wizards and Muggles. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Food and drinks • Wizarding culture Butterbeer is a very popular drink in the Wizarding world. It is served both hot and cold, on draft in pubs like the Three Broomsticks and bottled as well. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Clothing Luna Lovegood often wears a necklace made from Butterbeer corks. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More