Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/22/2017

  The fourth week of May, you’ll be happy to know, is National American Beer Week. The word “beer” comes from the Latin verb “bibere,” meaning “to drink.” The art of beer brewing in America dates back several centuries. In the 1580’s, Virginia colonists brewed their own ale from corn. In 1609, the words “Help… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/22/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 03/27/2017

Once upon a time, a charming Spanish young man prepared a flavorful dish of rice and vegetables for his beloved fiancée. The romantic gesture was the inspiration for the name of the dish we know today as Paella, since “para ella” means “for her” in Spanish. This, of course, is most likely a delicious myth.… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 03/27/2017