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Eating the Cosmos: Food Horoscopes

Last modified on February 8th, 2018 at 2:45 pm

We’re predicting a delicious year ahead with all the dishes perfect for the zodiac signs. Read on for food horoscopes based on your zodiac sign.

What we love met about horoscopes aside from the fact that everyone has one, is it’s ability to provide hope and new beginnings at any stage or moment of the year. While the month of January is the ultimate time to reflect on what the year ahead has in store, we’re more into what the year ahead will be serving in the kitchen, and we’re predicting a delicious year ahead. Read on for your food horoscope based on your zodiac sign inspired by Food and Wine.

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Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Traditional, disciplined and dedicated, Capricorn is a tireless worker, willing to put time in for results. If anyone can use simple ingredients to create an elevated dish it’s you Capricorn. A long and slow simmer makes this Roasted Cauliflower Soup the ultimate dish to soothe and satisfy this Earth sign.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup bowl of soup

Other Food Horoscopes for Capricorn:

1. Baked Pistachio and Herb Falafel. Click here for recipe.
2. Baked Blueberry French Toast Cake. Click here for recipe.
3. Hummus Topped with Dukkah. Click here for recipe.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Innovative and original with a joie de vivre outlook, Aquarius is a humanitarian at heart and prefers the star of their meals to be vegetables. With the ability to turn any situation into a good time, Aquarius prefers family style dishes perfect for feeding a crowd. Our 3 Salad in a Jar recipes allows this Air sign to get creative in the kitchen adding colourful cheer to their lunchtime routine.

Three different salads in mason jars

Other Food Horoscopes for Aquarius:

1. Pesto Carbonara with Pancetta and Parmigiano. Click here for recipe.
2. Raspberry Clafoutis. Click here for recipe.
3. Poke Bowl. Click here for recipe.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Artistic, compassionate and gentle, Pisces is a romantic that uses food as a way of showing their love through kindness and intuition. And nothing says I love you more than this Port Poached Pear Chocolate Cake with Blue Cheese and Walnuts, the perfect finish to a candlelight meal this Water sign desires.

Side view of Poached Pear on Chocolate Cake with Blue Cheese

Other Food Horoscopes for PIsces:

1. 24 Carrot Soup with Orange and Ginger. Click here for recipe.
2. Artichoke, Crab and Kale Dip. Click here for recipe.
3. Flourless Almond Cake with Lemon and Blueberry. Click here for recipe.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Courageous, passionate and enthusiastic, Aries is all about big, bold and spicy dishes guaranteed to hit the spot. Packed with intensely flavourful ingredients and opting for a protein rich diet, these Spicy Meatballs Baked in Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella on Crostini are sure to ignite the appetite of this Fire sign.

Close Up photo of finished spicy meatballs in a skillet covered in melted cheese, next to two slices of bread.

Other Food Horoscopes for Aries:

1. Warm Olives with Citrus and a Splash of Gin. Click here for recipe.
2. Puttanesca Spaghetti. Click here for recipe.
3. Chicken Fajita Soup. Click here for recipe.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Generous, dependable and indulgent, the Taurus bull is drawn to beauty, luxury and soul-satisfying dishes. This Spiked Chocolate Custard uses only the highest quality of ingredients including chocolate, coconut, coffee and egg yolks sure to satisfy this Earth sign. Representing Mother Earth and rules by Venus, the Taurus bull is at the peak of spring and these plant-based Raddichio Cups with Chickpeas from @loveandlemons highlights the freshness of the season.

A hopeless romantic, you’re drawn to beauty and luxury. But in the kitchen, that doesn’t have to mean caviar and standing roasts. The dishes that define you are over-the-top, complex, soul-satisfying and full of indulgent ingredients. Case in point: these decadent nachos. Layered with tangy giardiniera balancing all that molten cheese and sweet Italian sausage, they speak to your appreciation for twists on the norm. Serve them in typical Taurus fashion, by gilding the lily with a fried egg on top.

Three servings of chocolate coconut custard on a wood board with chocolate chunks, coffee beans, and a small whisk

Other Food Horoscopes for Taurus:

1. Chickpea Salad Sandwich c/o Love and Lemons Cookbook. Click here for inspiration.
2. Bourbon Cherry Hand Pies c/o Batch Cookbook. Click here for inspiration.
3. Cheese Soufflé. Click here for recipe.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Quick-witted, charming and curious, the Gemini twins rely on dishes that embrace their dualities. Once you think you’ve figured them out, they throw you a curve ball like the variety on our DIY bagel bar, providing endless flavour combos to satisfy both of their personalities.

4 bagels in a basket and a wood board with bagel bar toppings

Other Food Horoscopes for Gemini:

1. Honey Roasted Pear with Yogurt and Walnut Streusel. Click here for recipe.
2. Strawberry Maple Pavlova. Click here for recipe.
3. Double Decker French Onion Grilled Cheese. Click here for recipe.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Tenacious, emotional and imaginative, the Cancer crab has a soft spot for all things homemade and soul warming. And nothing says comforting more than meat and potatoes especially when mixed with vegetables in this one-pot Beef Shepherd’s pie (or cottage pie, they aren’t fussed).

Finished Beef Shepherd's Pie in a Cast Iron Skillet on a Napkin

Other Food Horoscopes for Cancer:

1. Camembert Burger and Fries. Click here for recipe.
2. Smoked Cucumber Crab Rolls. Click here for recipe.
3. A Cozy and Comforting Cheeseboard. Click here for recipe.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Loyal, headstrong and energetic, the Leo thrives on decadent dishes and show stopping meals fit for royalty. The Lion is the OG king of the jungle and nothing says a meal fit for a king more than the king of burgers, the Big Mac. Two patties and three layers of bread, this double decker burger prides itself on its “secret” sauce and is sure to satisfy and stroke the ego of Leo.

Image of the homemade big mac on a wood board with chips and napkin and lots of white space

Other Food Horoscopes for Leo:

1. BBQ Meat Board with all the fixings. Click here for inspiration.
2. The Clucking Best Fried Chicken Sandwich. Click here for recipe.
3. Camembert Mac and Cheese. Click here for recipe.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Loyal, hardworking and kind, Virgo makes magic in the kitchen because of their hyper attention to detail. They are cautious about food waste and can always make something out of nothing, making this Fig, Basil & Ricotta Panzanella a perfect no waste and delicious dish for this Earth sign. While the sign of the Virgo is a woman carrying wheat and fire, it’s not meant to be taken literally. It’s their composure and need to take care of others that represents the virgin.

Close up of Fig Panzanella in a bowl with wooden spoons and a grey napkin

Other Food Horoscopes for Virgo:

1. Snap, Crackle, Popcorn. Click here for recipe.
2. Boozy Banana Ice Cream with Grilled Peaches. Click here for recipe.
3. Shaved Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad. Click here for recipe.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Gracious, diplomatic and cooperative, the Libra is represented by the scale seeking symmetry and harmony in all that they do and eat. These fennel rubbed pork chops served with charred fennel c/o the Dining In Cookbook is the perfect balance of meat to vegetable ratio because everything in moderation, even moderation for this Air sign.

Close up of sliced fennel rubbed pork chop from the Dining In Cookbook

Other Food Horoscopes for Libra:

1. Baked Nanaimo Bar Donuts. Click here for recipe.
2. Ginger Dressed Cucumber Chickpea Salad. Click here for recipe.
3. Flambeed Apple Bruschetta. Click here for recipe.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Passionate, resourceful and a true friend, the Scorpio has an air of mystery to them and crave deep flavours with lots of lusty spice. Spiced with chilli powder, avocado and jalapeños, our Mexican Shakshouka will erupt the Scorpio’s palate leaving their senses singing with pure bliss and satisfaction.

Small Cast Iron Skillet with Shakshouka topped with Sliced Avocado

Other Food Horoscopes for Scorpio:

1. Walnut Pesto. Click here for recipe.
2. Raspberry Point Oysters c/o Feast Cookbook. Click here for inspiration.
3. Tipsy Philly Cheese Steak Quesadillas. Click here for recipe.

Sagittarius (November 21 – December 21)

Generalist and idealistic with a good sense of humour, Sagittarius are true believers that you are what you eat and love to experiment with flavours and cultures. They’re all about cooking to ratify cravings and being spontaneous especially when it comes to travel. This Vegetarian Pho is the perfect dish to honour their adventurous nature in and out of the kitchen.

Two bowls for Vegetarian Pho with basil

Other Food Horoscopes for Sagittarius:

1. Sweet Potato Kale Stew with Peanut Sauce. Click here for inspiration.
2. Curried Pork Patty Pies. Click here for recipe.
3. Beef and Bacon Cabbage Roll Soup. Click here for recipe.

Bon appetit,

Chef Sous Chef

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