Last July The Lower German Limes was added to the Unesco World Heritage List. What [...]
It’s overwhelmingly clear from ancient art, archeology, and primary sources that the Romans loved their [...]
There is not much written information about ancient cuisine from Near Eastern civilizations. Art and [...]
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Every year on the 4th of May, Dutch Second World War Remembrance Day, I give [...]
Legumes have been at the base of our eating habits for centuries. They are very [...]
It’s Easter time! In the Christian tradition, Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus three days [...]
Ancient sources mention a lot of ingredients that were used in bread. Some of them [...]
Pliny the Elder (23-79 AD) already knew: “The excellence of the finest kinds of bread [...]
In an earlier blog we wrote about the history of Scottish shortbread: a delicious cookie, [...]
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