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Monthly Archive for augustus, 2013

Prehistoric human civilizations in northern Europe may have enjoyed their food with a spicy kick, using a garlic-mustard-type seasoning to flavor their dishes, thousands of years before the height of the prolific global spice trade, a new study finds. … A microscopic analysis of 6,000-year-old cookware unearthed in Europe shows that neolithic chefs seasoned their meals.
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During the seventeenth century a meal was often concluded by drinking spiced wine to stimulate the digestion.Hippocras was such a drink, which was already known during the Middle Ages. But there were other kinds of spiced wine as well. Vin des dieux (‘wine of the gods’) is such a spiced wine, and even today the recipe can […]

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