Food Facts & Lore

The First Doggy Bag

6th century BCE feast. Roman centurions have just returned from a successful campaign and sit in the great room with their general after a well-deserved bath, partaking of an also well-deserved meal. Yes, there is a connection between those men in armor and sandals and Doggy Bags, for it was common practice in Roman culture… Continue reading The First Doggy Bag

Food Facts & Lore

Did You Know This About Salt?

Salt is a no-brainer. Spices complement flavor, salt deepens it. Not only that, but we could live without spices, as pleasurable as they are, but salt is essential. In moderation, as all good things. At one time it was used as currency, or it was so precious that only the wealthy could afford it. Here… Continue reading Did You Know This About Salt?