The Cook's Tarot

The Cook's Tarot celebrates cooks: those who gather, create, serve food and physical and spiritual nourishment for others. The deck has 78 lively cards depicting modern scenes of kitchens, restaurants and cooking, all based on the traditional Rider-Waite imagery.

Created by Judith Stirt
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Schiffer Books 2015
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The Cook's Tarot review by medusawink

Predicated on the idea that the kitchen is the "heart of the home" where people gather together for spiritual as well as physical nourishment, The Cook's Tarot is a vibrant deck loosely based on the Rider Waite Smith deck with some clever culinary re-imaginings. Though one may suspect that the whole foodie/food-as-metaphor could become strained, this is a remarkably consistent, fully illustrated tarot.

This is a standard tarot in that it has 78 cards, 22 Major and 56 Minor Arcana. There are no renamed cards, and the suits are Cups, Wands, Swords, and Pentacles; with the usual suspects - King, Queen, Knight, and Page as Court cards. While most of the images do not directly reference scenes from traditional decks, colours, symbols, and mis-en-scene typical of the Rider Waite Smit... read more reviews.

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Theme: Food, Modern
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Creator: Cook's Tarot by Judith Stirt

More About These Cards

Name: The Cook's Tarot
Creators: Judith Stirt
Publisher: Schiffer Books 2015
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Repeating pattern of a cooking spoon in shades of green.

Companion Material: 160-page bound companion book is packaged with the set. Each card is shown in black and white and explanations of the key elements and card meanings are given, along with a piece of kitchen wisdom.

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