As early as 8000 BCE, Neolithic farmers began a legacy of cheesemaking almost as old as civilization. Today, the world produces roughly 22 billion kilograms of cheese a year, shipped and consumed around the globe.
Historians trace the origin of the dessert to 6000 B.C.E. Pies may be a staple at many holiday celebrations, but their original purpose was much different. The purpose of a pastry shell was mainly to serve as a baking dish, storage container, and serving vessel. Learn more at this site!
This video explores how potatoes played a key role in the development of our modern civilization. From their origins in South America to their importance in feeding Europe and the disastrous Irish famine, learn about the history of the potato.
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage as there are cultures on the globe. Where did this beverage originate, and how did it become so popular?