Traces of beeswax were found trapped in the clay fabric of cooking vessels from thousands of years ago. →
Food on the go was an integral part of daily life in the empire, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes. Continue reading →
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
High-class Scandinavians of the day enjoyed alcoholic mixture of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and even grape wine imported from Greece and Rome.
The ancient Mycenaeans have a reputation as palace-builders and warriors, but they were also quite sophisticated cooks.
Syria's foreign minister, in a speech to the United Nations, claimed that his government is battling cannibals. Continue reading →
Examples of fantasized, attempted and real cannibalism have been around for millennia. What's behind people eating people? Continue reading →
A 12th-century manuscript contains the oldest known European Medieval food recipes. ->
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