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Iconic food and gustatory moments in history.

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Quinn Qa month ago
Beautifully Infused Addictions
To some, coffee is an essential drug, a dark liquid used to jolt the brain and scare away headaches and fatigue, while others are drawn to the fragrant soothing of tinted teas which offer a decent fix...
molly !2 months ago
A Brief History of the Disposable Coffee Cup
It’s a Monday. You stayed up until two o’clock last night finishing your homework. You roll out of bed fifteen minutes before class starts, throw on some decent clothes and groggily make a stop at the...
Alexis Hustus7 months ago
GTR: Identifying Teas Pt. 1 - White Tea
Hello, and welcome back to a great edition to the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world! We spend a lot of time talking about different b...
Jon Medrano Miller7 months ago
A Hispanic Irishmen's Revelation of Food History: Part I
“Always put la sal in before la pimienta.” it was apparently a secret that no one knew but my mother since she would often assert this piece of useful information in a half-baked sentence that somehow...
Ryan Epps7 months ago
Best Discontinued Fast Food Sauces
It's garnered somewhat of a cult following over the years: fast food condiments and their limited edition blends seem to have captured us all with their amazing tastes and unlikely duos, like spicy ho...
Julia Shortt9 months ago
Oh, Bananas...
Ok, I’m having one of those weeks where I’m running all over the place and although I promised myself I wouldn’t do another post about a book for a while, unfortunately current circumstances have dema...
Logan Carmichael9 months ago
Corn Is Dominating What You Eat
Would you believe me if I told you that you are 80 to 90 percent corn? Probably not, right? While this statement is not entirely true, it is worth clarifying that corn is a component of 80 to 90 perce...
Logan Carmichael10 months ago
The "Champagnes" of the Food World
Most of us are familiar with Champagne, along with other drinks like Bourbon and Scotch, whose very existence and identity is defined by geographical origins. If your sparkling wine does not come from...
Logan Carmichael10 months ago
5 Ways the Cold War Shaped Today's Global Food Landscape
Unless you're over the age of 30, you probably haven't lived through, or don't remember, the Cold War, a decades-long ideological battle between the American-led West and Soviet-led East. But regardle...
Blessed Be Thy Pretzel
Ahhh, pretzels. Undeniably the most popular party snack and an absolute staple of modern-day American mall food. Restaurants serve them as appetizers and main dishes, and hell, there are even entire c...
Francesco Saccoa year ago
Is the Sushi You're Eating Really Sushi?
Well this is the start of what hopefully will be a successful food tirade from a young aspiring Canadian chef. I thought however, why not start off my "Vocal" food profile with mine and millions of ot...
Peeling Back the Banana Industry
I’ve got beef with the banana industry. Why? It’s hard to believe that peeling back the familiar yellow facade reveals such a dark and abusive industry. Bananas are the favourite fruit of a number of ...
The Glory that Was Oysteropolis
If the idea of consuming a bowl of oysters is a pleasant one to you, then you will undoubtedly enjoy a day trip to the Kent seaside town of Whitstable, the home of the oyster. The town’s long associat...
Emma Bukovskya year ago
The Jewish History of Honey
Israel: a sacred land for Jews, Christians, Islam, Druze and Bahá'í Faith—a land of milk and honey. Honey, a simply delicious golden syrup that is made by bees and devoured by humans. Honey has a very...
Plen-tea to Talk About...
Tea. The national drink of Britain. We cannot get enough of the stuff. Whether it’s a warm or cold day, we will still faithfully put the kettle on like the automatons that we are. Forget the pop cultu...
Tea
Make a nice cuppa and you are halfway to being British! Follow the simple instructions to the letter and enjoy the cup that cheers!
Rachel Lescha year ago
Gender, Age, and Rationing
The traditional family structure in its idealized form has the father working and earning money to support his wife and children, the wife running the home, and the children going to school and playin...
How People Prepared Food in the Dark Ages
Cooking is one of the most human acts that you can perform. The art of cooking is something that has bonded people together, become a part of our cultural identities, and also become part of our histo...