Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 02/27/2017

Today is National Strawberry Day. Nothing fancy. Ah, but this little fruit has accompanied humans throughout history. Our more primate-like ancestors nibbled on it, naturally. Humans of later eras considered it an ornament rather than a delicacy, as evidenced by the writings of 1st century A.D. poet Virgil. Interestingly, the original strawberry was considerably smaller… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 02/27/2017