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Historic Food in the News

The following links are news articles that feature food from Prehistory, Antiquity, The Middle Ages, & Renaissance.

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Time to eat: Is it possible to recreate accurately historical dishes? Perhaps, but when it comes to food, beware all claims to authenticity April 19, 2013  
Bog butter: a gastronomic perspective October 30, 2013  
Renaissance Table Manners November 28, 2013  
Paleolithic Humans Had Bread Along With Their Meat October 18, 2010 Baking 
Macarons, Macaroons, Macaroni The curious history November 16, 2011 Baking 
Bread in the Middle Ages July 4, 2013 Baking 
Possible Saxon bread oven found in Sedgeford dig July 24, 2013 Baking 
Burgundy Wine Has Long History In France: Remains Of Gallo-Roman Vineyard Discovered In Gevrey-Chambertin March 10, 2009 Beverages 
Beer Lubricated the Rise of Civilization, Study Suggests November 5, 2010 Beverages 
Cave Drops Hints to Earliest Glass of Red January 11, 2011 Beverages 
The Beer Archaeologist July 1, 2011 Beverages 
So Old It’s New, Mead Enjoys a Renaissance February 8, 2012 Beverages 
Alcohol: Social Lubricant for 10,000 Years December 28, 2012 Beverages 
What Was the Drink of Choice in Medieval Europe? May 21, 2013 Beverages 
Arabs, Almonds, Sugar and Toledo July 1, 2004 Cultural 
16th century recipes still tasty today September 2, 2010 Cultural 
Eat like a Viking in Iceland September 9, 2011 Cultural 
The Crazy Romans January 31, 2013 Cultural 
Newly-discovered 12th century recipes to be recreated at Durham University event  April 16, 2013 Cultural 
Oldest European Medieval Cookbook Found April 17, 2013 Cultural 
From 800BD (Before Delia): Britain's first ever cookbook used by monks to feed the aristocrats April 20, 2013 Cultural 
Putting the French into French food April 25, 2013 Cultural 
Ancient Headless Remains Offer Clues To Dietary Structure Of Vikings December 6, 2013 Cultural 
Ye Olde Kitchen Garden July 7, 2011 Garden 
The archaeology of taste: Gargilius Martialis’s Garum June 1, 2009 Ingredients 
3,000-year-old butter discovered in Ireland August 31, 2009 Ingredients 
So You Think You Know Pasta October 13, 2009 Ingredients 
Verjuice Makes Sour Grapes a Good Thing October 26, 2010 Ingredients 
Fish Sauce, Ketchup and the Rewilding of Our Food February 28, 2012 Ingredients 
A Taste of Edible Feces June 4, 2012 Ingredients 
The world's oldest clove tree June 23, 2012 Ingredients 
Cheese first made at least 7,500 years ago December 12, 2012 Ingredients 
Why did humans start eating cheese in the first place? December 13, 2012 Ingredients 
Neolithic strainer hints at origin of cheese January 17, 2013 Ingredients 
Archaeology: The milk revolution July 31, 2013 Ingredients 
Oldest Evidence of Cooking With Spices Found, Scientists Say August 23, 2013 Ingredients 
The Cavemen's Complex Kitchen October 18, 2009 Kitchen 
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