• Source Harry mulls over what he heard about Black, almost everyone has gone on holiday, HRH go to visit Hagrid, find him distraught about Buckbeak’s hearing before the Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures, and HRH begin seeking precedents to help Buckbeak’s case. Christmas comes and Harry gets a Firebolt… Read More
• Source Both Harry and Ron are angry with Hermione for reporting the Firebolt to McGonagall, Oliver Wood tries to get it back, classes resume, Lupin teaches Harry the Patronus Charm to use against Dementors, Harry asks repeatedly about his Firebolt and finally gets it back, and makes up with Hermione just as Ron… Read More
• Source Security is tightened, Hagrid is summoned to London with Buckbeak, Ron and Harry plan another visit to Hogsmeade despite Hermione’s appeals, Harry wears his invisibility cloak and while playing a trick on Malfoy and his goons is unmasked, rushing back to school only to be confronted by Snape, questioned and only… Read More
• Source We are reminded of Harry’s previous adventures and told of his summer holidays, he receives birthday cards and presents from his friends, and Harry learns what Ron and Hermione did during the summer.   Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Source Aunt Marge comes to visit and her taunting drives Harry to inflate her. He gather his belongings and leave Privet Drive without having his Hogsmeade permission slip signed.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Source Harry enjoys his new-found freedom, purchases his school supplies, and meets with Hermione and Ron. Hermione buys Crookshanks after the cat takes after Ron’s Scabbers. Back at the Leaky Cauldron, Harry overhears Mr and Mrs Weasley talking about the danger he is in. Podcast:… Read More
• Source The students leave the Leaky Cauldron for Hogwarts, board the train, discuss Hogsmeade and a sleeping Professor Remus Lupin prevents a fight with Malfoy. The train is boarded by Dementors, Harry passes out, McGonagall wants a word with Harry and Hermione and Hagrid is the new Care of Magical Creatures… Read More
• Source Students begin the new year of classes, Hermione is taking a very full course load and in Divination, Professor Trelawney predicts Harry’s death. Hagrid introduces Hippogriffs at his first class, Buckbeak is insulted, Malfoy is injured, and HRH go to console Hagrid. Podcast:… Read More
• Food and drinks A kind of hard candy; can also be used to refer to something like a cough drop. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks A sort of pie with a crimped, thick short pastry crust, full of chopped and seasoned meat and potatoes. (Rhymes with nasty). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)… Read More
• Food and drinks Peas are served at Hogwarts feasts (PS7, PS12). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Sweets Tiny black candy that makes you “Breathe fire for your friends!” Sold at Honeydukes in Hogsmeade (PA5, PA10). Found in the “Special Effects” section of the sweetshop. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A plant sometimes added to potions or sweets. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Food and drinks A special dessert made by Harry’s Aunt Petunia Dursley, described as “a masterpiece of a pudding, the mountain of cream and sugared violets” (CS2).   Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Food and drinks An ordinary game bird, usually roasted. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Potion ingredients The juice may be used in Strengthening Solution at some stage and is definitely a potions ingredient. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks Scottish breakfast dish of oatmeal mixed with water and simmered until it is creamy. Can be served with sugar, honey, or salt, according to preference. Eaten throughout Britain. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character This stout ghost was almost eating at Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington‘s 500th Deathday party on Oct. 31, 1992.  Nick provided a long table of food  for his guests with rotten fish, burnt cakes, maggoty haggis, mouldy cheese and a cake in the shape of a tombstone. Harry watches as the… Read More
• Source Harry, Ron and Hermione start searching the library for facts on Flamel, the school empties for Christmas, Ron teaches Harry wizard chess, Harry gets his father’s invisibility cloak for Christmas, tries it out at night and finds the Mirror of Erised, sees his family… Read More
• Source Harry discovers that it is Quirrell who is after the Stone and serving Voldemort, not Snape. Quirrell tries to use the Mirror of Erised to find the Stone but the Mirror gives it Harry. Voldemort realizes this and as part of Quirrell orders the professor to kill Harry, who… Read More
• Source Professor McGonagall tells the first-years a bit about the school and they are sorted into Houses by the Sorting Hat. Then Dumbledore welcomes them, they have a feast and find their dormitory for their first night at Hogwarts. Podcast:… Read More
• Food and drinks • Glossary The dessert course of a meal. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes • Sweets One of the range of sweets found in a Skiving Snackbox. Each end of the sweet is colour-coded, so that one end causes the eater to vomit and the other cancels the effect. Fred and George had trouble with the prototype until they got the effect balanced so that the… Read More
• Food and drinks • Plants A mundane vegetable used for food, drink, and ornamental purposes. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Food and drinks Pumpkin fizz is a wizarding beverage. When Gryffindor beat Ravenclaw at Quidditch in Harry’s third year, the Gryffindors were planning  to drink some pumpkin fizz in celebration before the found the Fat Lady’s painting had been attacked (PA13). Podcast:… Read More
• Food and drinks Pumpkin juice, which is usually served iced, available on the Hogwarts Express and at Hogwarts (GF12, GF31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Food and drinks A small pie filled with pumpkin, sold on the Hogwarts Express sweet trolley. Harry shares some with Ron on their first trip to Hogwarts (PS6). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Food and drinks The Hogwarts Express Trolley Witch threw a Pumpkin Pasty that exploded like a hand grenade as Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy  jumped from the roof of the train (CC1.11) Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Food and drinks Pumpkin tarts were a food served at the welcome feast at the beginning of Harry’s third year (PA5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More