Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 09/11/2017

September is National Potato Month. The Romans don’t get credit for this one; the Inca cultivated potatoes way back around 8,000 BCE. However, by now we see a pattern emerging: conquerors are often the ones who “borrow” and propagate food and traditions. The potato is no exception. Spanish Conquistadors brought the potato back to Europe… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 09/11/2017