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Hermione Granger (Harry Potter) & Matilda

Magic Date Balls

Amuse-Bouche from Issue 11 – Summer 2017 – Heroines

For Hermione Granger (Harry Potter) and Roald Dahl’s Matilda, books were a refuge—whenever Hermione was in doubt, off to the library she went, while Matilda escaped her horrible family by burrowing into a good read. “Books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone,” wrote Dahl. For these bookworms with supernatural abilities (Hermione’s a witch and Matilda is telekinetic), we conjured brain food with magic of its own.

serves 4 (makes 8 balls)