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Nov 11, 2015 04:40 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Traces of beeswax were found trapped in the clay fabric of cooking vessels from thousands of years ago. →
Aug 3, 2015 08:40 AM ET // AFP
Food on the go was an integral part of daily life in the empire, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes. Continue reading →
Mar 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
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.
Jan 15, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
High-class Scandinavians of the day enjoyed alcoholic mixture of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and even grape wine imported from Greece and Rome.
Jan 9, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The ancient Mycenaeans have a reputation as palace-builders and warriors, but they were also quite sophisticated cooks.
Oct 2, 2013 10:50 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Syria's foreign minister, in a speech to the United Nations, claimed that his government is battling cannibals. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2013 07:06 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Examples of fantasized, attempted and real cannibalism have been around for millennia. What's behind people eating people? Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2013 12:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A 12th-century manuscript contains the oldest known European Medieval food recipes. ->
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