Call it Magic
Stepping on a crack, walking under a ladder, opening an umbrella inside — you don’t have to be particularly superstitious to know that certain actions have unsavory reputations. But if you thought your kitchen was a safe space, think again. Across the world, cultures have deep-rooted culinary superstitions, both good and bad, that dictate how and when certain ingredients and utensils are used. From gum to eggshells and tortillas, here are more than a dozen food superstitions from around the globe.