Ever wondered about where sandwiches came from, when we got habitualised to three meals a day and if indeed oranges have always been ... orange?
There's alot to learn about how our food evolved, and 'Food History' looks like the novel guide to lay down the answers to several of these fascinating food questions, anomalies and more. The Spanish team, Papila, behind the new stylistic guide let us in on how the Earl of Sandwich's desire to continue playing cards resulted in a piece of meat to being put between two slices of bread, aka the sandwich, and the Ancient Greeks began our three meals a day habit, and oranges were believe it or not once ... green.
No cooking pot gets left unturned in the chronological culinary landmarks of time skipping through Palaeolithic to Neolithic, Metal Age to Middle Ages, finishing with the Contemporary Era in a fun and pictorial style.
Find out the culinary milestones in our relationship with food from the beginnings of cooking on fire and fermenting foods. Only to return to our culinary beginnings once again.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.
World Whisky Day is the perfect excuse to raise a glass of the spirit and savour its character and flavour. But there's a lot more to whisky than hot toddies and cocktails - it makes a great ingredient, adding punch and flavour to your cooking.
Our quick and easy cast-iron skillet pizza recipe is adaptable and straightforward. If you have a favourite sauce or topping, feel free to sub it in to make your very own version of the perfect cast-iron skillet pizza. Take a look.
In the North Atlantic, near Canada's eaternmost point, Fair Island is haunted by the the struggles past, but finding a new future. Kaja Sajovic visited the people that still fish, hunt, cook and live on the island.