Food Facts & Lore

Three Foods That Changed the World

America celebrated Woodstock’s 50th anniversary last week (August 15). The significance of this event reaches beyond the generation it marked the most. Like the first moon walk, it is one of those moments in history that have such an impact that we know about them even without access to media coverage. Woodstock changed the world,… Continue reading Three Foods That Changed the World

Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Transcendental Gastronomy

Funny how things happen. A very busy writing desk in recent days led to a full plate of catching up and to the realization, after staring at a blank page all day, that a fried brain could no longer produce much of a feast of words. But there was the matter of our traditional Monday… Continue reading Transcendental Gastronomy

Food Facts & Lore

Breakfast, from Rome to America

The Romans. It always goes back to the Romans, doesn’t it? In movies, they are depicted as gluttons. In truth, we are told by historians, they were very much concerned with proper diet and digestion and adhered to a strong belief in the one-meal-a-day philosophy. Might as well make it worthwhile. Ask anyone around you… Continue reading Breakfast, from Rome to America