Two new world firsts have just been identified: the oldest known dress and the oldest known bar and restaurant in France.
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 →
Ever wondered why Swiss cheese has holes and why they've been getting smaller over the years? Continue reading →
High-class Scandinavians of the day enjoyed alcoholic mixture of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and even grape wine imported from Greece and Rome.
A 12th-century manuscript contains the oldest known European Medieval food recipes. ->
Inebriation is rampant in the animal kingdom.
A non-native species of tortoise is proving a good substitute for extinct native seed dispersers in Mauritius.