history

Iconic food and gustatory moments in history.

Dave Lee2 years ago
Evolution of the Donut
When you think of a donut, what do you think of? Glazed icing? Delicious gooeyness? If you're a huge fan of donuts, chances are that your mouth is probably watering for one right now. We've all been i...
Dave Lee2 years ago
What Really Is American Cheese?
Of all the items in the dairy aisle, American cheese is certainly the most controversial. Ignoring the contentious debate over nutrition and taste, many would argue that both parts of its name are act...
Addison Lewis2 years ago
Most Interesting Food Delicacies
Economic globalization may have its pitfalls, but foodies can at rejoice in the fact that along with inexpensive do-it-yourself furniture, classy alcohols, and cutting-edge electronics, the world’s co...
Armando Carrera3 years ago
Chocolate: The Sweetest Drug
The emperor was Moctezuma II, last ruler of the Aztec Empire of Mexico, and his addiction to chocolate like a drug, was revealed to us by Bernal Díaz, a Spanish soldier under the conquistador Hernando...
Addison Lewis3 years ago
Authentic Civil War Recipes
During the Civil War, food shortages were common and soldiers needed to be able to carry food for days. Consequently, the food they ate was meant to keep people alive, with a rare delight mixed in her...
Dave Lee3 years ago
History of Pho, the National Dish of the Vietnamese
Pho is considered a national dish for the Vietnamese. To some extent, it is held as a reflection of the heritage and daily life of the people of Vietnam. In layman’s terms, pho is a Vietnamese noodle ...
Armando Carrera3 years ago
Sizzling Shish Kebab Recipes
Edmund Kean, the Shakespearean actor, dined according to his role. When he acted the hero, he ate beef. When he played the tyrant he preferred pork. But when he had a lover's part he chose lamb. If he...