There are 13 posts tagged Food history (this is page 2 of 3).
Prehistoric food globalisation 0h, East is East, and West is West ... Or maybe not
The first farmers and their crops moved much further, much earlier, than previously thought. As they did so they grew the confidence, the resources and the knowledge to move up into the mountains and down into the river basins.
Mistaken about mayonnaise — and many other foods Food history and alternative realities
Alternative food facts tramp across the landscape the hordes of the undead. Tom Nealon’s new book Food Fights & Culture Wars aims to lay some of them to rest.
Long live the Carolina African Runner Who cares whether it really is the "ur-peanut" of the American South
Is the Carolina Runner No.4 peanut “the first peanut cultivated in North America” and does it matter anyway?
A deep dive into cucurbit names How Latin confused cucumbers and watermelons
Continuing the short season of bits and pieces that didn’t quite fit in the year’s episodes by getting to grips with the origin of “gherkin” and other names we give cucurbits.