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Melba Toast

Melba toast is completely dry, crisp, thinly sliced, toasted bread and most often served with soup or pâté. History has it that the name was given to the toast by the world’s most famous hotel manager César Ritz. 223 more words

Classic Dishes

The Art Of The Sausage

Sausage-making is a time-honored tradition and no 2 sausage recipes are the same. You can say that sausages mirror a culture’s tastes.

Here’s a good article from Bon Appetit about how to make sausages, with links to interesting recipes.  9 more words

A Lane of Gilliflowers

After sugar is strewn into the bottome of the gallipot, the receipt (recipe) for To doe Clove-gilliflowers up for salletting all the year, directs… 27 more words

Culinary History

Qimin Yaoshu (Halkın Sağlık ve Mutluluğu için Gerekli ve Yararlı Teknikler)

Yungang Grottosu
(By Marcin Białek – Own work, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php curid=11144033)

Kuzey Wei döneminde bir memur olan Jia Sixie tarafından tamamlandığı bilinen Qimin Yaoshu bazı kaynaklara göre 544 yılında tamamlanmıştır. 1,294 more words

Historic City

My Kitchen Shelf: Giuseppe Chioni’s Arte culinaria

After Italy’s defeat at Caporetto by the German and Austro-Hungarian armies in October 1917, over three hundred thousand Italian soldiers were taken prisoner. The Italian government and military forces, embarrassed by how easily the weaknesses of their forces near the River Piave had been exposed, were quick to find scapegoats. 1,173 more words

Food History

Soft Drink and Soda Saturday – Royal Crown Cola

RC Cola (or Royal Crown Cola) is a soft drink developed in 1905 by Claude A. Hatcher, a pharmacist in Columbus, Georgia.


The first product in the Royal Crown line was Chero-Cola in 1904, followed by Royal Crown Ginger Ale, Royal Crown Strawberry and Royal Crown Root Beer. 536 more words

Food History

Oreos: America's Cookie

It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves at one time or another: to dunk or not to dunk our Oreos. But perhaps, the better question is how did they become America’s cookie? 657 more words