The History of Food
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Food is a critical part of human culture and lies at the heart of many of our most cherished traditions. Understanding how culinary habits evolved in a variety of cultures can help us better understand and appreciate our own. This deep dive will expose readers to some of history's bravest scientists, strangest delicacies, and most vital animals.
Eleanor Konik is a history teacher, speculative fiction author, and volunteer moderator in the personal knowledge management community. Her free weekly newsletter blends those interests into a single offering: a brief overview of a week's worth of research into a single topic related to obscure history and weird science.
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