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See on Scoop.it – Historical gastronomy
Culinair recensent Johannes van Dam is woensdag op 66-jarige leeftijd overleden. Dat heeft Barbara van Beukering, hoofdredacteur van Het Parool …
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Move over, 15-year cheddar. Researchers believe they may have found a sample of cheese residue dating back some 7,000 years — the earliest known appearance of the preserved dairy product. Archaeologists began uncovering ancient pieces of hole-riddled pottery in Poland in the 1920s and ’30s. The reassembled ceramics immediately brought to mind modern cheese strainers […]

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See on Scoop.it – Historical gastronomy

In the English Civil War, a period I am researching right now, the official ration for a Cavalier was two pounds of bread, one pound of meat and two bottles of beer. Meat was considered essential by both armies in the conflict. …
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I discovered the cookbook of Bartolomeo Scappi this summer at a medieval food lab (yep, I’m a dork), and was so diverted by the wonderful recipes in the book that I quickly added a few of them to my queue. … Although Scappi provides much more detail about his methods of cooking, as well as proportions […]

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