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See on Scoop.it – Historical gastronomy
“You see,” Peng Zu said, “the gravest problems of state can be resolved over a bowl of soup. The people, seeing you live frugally will not resent you. When the ruler is calm, the nation is calm.”
Learn of the outrageous and sometimes dubious lives of Peng Zu and fifty other […]

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Cooks and Queens (ebook)

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Foodies, history buffs, and all-around Anglophiles will enjoy this delectable eBook about the evolution of English cuisine. The author has done her research – with the use of historical references and her own taste buds. Each section focuses on a pivotal era in English history, detailing what sort of food was […]

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In 1796, a self-described orphan named Amelia Simmons published a slim cookbook “calculated for the improvement of the rising generation of Females in America.” Now considered the first American cookbook, “American Cookery” took British cooking methods and applied them to the ingredients of the New World, including cornmeal and squash.
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See on Scoop.it – GAS boetes
British people – and many others across the world – have been brought up on the idea of three square meals a day as a normal eating pattern, but it wasn’t always that way.
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