In which we discover that taking care of animals is its own reward, fishermen are somehow inherently magical, womens voices can achieve change and a good risotto creates its own legend.
In which we discover that having long, strong hair doesn’t mean you can’t think for yourself, that you can learn a lot of incredible things from books, that parsley is both useful and tasty and that you should always remember to pack your acorns.
In which we discover the fascinating truth of how 1001 Nights, brave yet mischievous Sicilian maidens, the patriachy, apple dumpling and Lucrezia Borgia are all connected. This episode also contains revelations about the startling effects of pear varyenky and the surprising divination abilities of pel'meni.
In which we discover that you can't have a mortar without a pestle especially if it's gold, that kings make mistakes, the importance of clever queens and that even a capon can be symbolic.