Category Archives: Food


ROCKFORD CHEESE Legend has it that the cheese was discovered when a youth, eating his lunch of bread and ewes’ milk cheese, saw a beautiful girl in the distance. Abandoning his meal in a nearby cave, he ran to meet … Continue reading

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The countries where people eat the most meat

The countries where people eat the most meat Pork is the most widely consumed meat in the world, followed by poultry, beef, and mutton. Poultry production is the fastest-growing meat sector, increasing 4.7 percent in 2010 to 98 million tons. … Continue reading

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ICE CREAM Continued

ICE CREAM Continuation It was in the eighteenth century that ice cream was introduced to Lyon France by an Italian, Spreafico Family I would rather have ice cream since it won’t melt as quickly and I don’t have to quickly … Continue reading

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The origin of ice-cream

The origin of ice-cream An ice-cream-like food was first eaten in China in 618-97AD. King Tang of Shang, had 94 ice men who helped to make a dish of buffalo milk, flour, and camphor. A kind of ice-cream was invented … Continue reading

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France: Gastronomy

France: Gastronomy The French Kitchen An engaging book “A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment New Press 2019 352 pp. It recounts the history of France through its food. For the French, their cuisine is … Continue reading

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The Origin of Cultivated Fruits and Vegetables

The Origin of Cultivated fruits and Vegetables Most plants are poisonous. Humans have cultivated those few that were edible and nutritious or good tasting, and have selectively bred them over thousands of years for a variety of traits including size, flavor, and … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF VEGETABLES By Tim Lambert Artichokes Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean. They were eaten by the Greeks and Romans and later by the Arabs. However, after the fall of Rome artichokes were rare in Europe until … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRUITS By Tim Lambert Almonds Almonds are native to western Asia. They are mentioned in the Bible and the Egyptians grew them. The Romans grew almonds and they have been popular ever since. Apple The apple … Continue reading

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Oldest Foods

6 Oldest Foods Here are the 6 oldest foods or source of nutrients in the world found by archeologists Roman Tomb Wine. Burnt British Bread, Chinese Bone Soup. Ireland butter. Chinese Noodle, Beef Jerky. Earliest Known Cultivated Fruit Crop In … Continue reading

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20th Century Food (part 4)

20th Century Food (part 4) Ordinary people ate better food in the 20th century. In 1900 some families sat down to a meal of a plate of potatoes and malnutrition was common among poor children. Food was also expensive. In … Continue reading

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