An examination of the foods found in the writings of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Included is A Chaucerian Feast, which contains recipes and instructions for presenting a feast based on Chaucer.
IceCreamJunkies.Com is a website with news on the latest history of the ice cream cone, as well as old-fashioned recipes and trivia on the dessert.
A science center dealing with topics such as food, nutrition, agriculture, with a historical approach on a worldwide scale.
Native Roman Ingredients and conversions, as well as recipes.
Author of transcription/redaction of several fifteenth century European cookbooks. Food links.
A calendar of food-related historical events, anniversaries and discoveries. Overview of the month and day by day listings.
A tour of American supermarket history and architecture from the 1920s through today. Historical photographs, maps, area histories.
Blog of a historian of (mainly British and Italian) food culture, written by a professional chef and confectioner. Excellent historical images.
A Web site for the quarterly publication Food History News, a newsletter dedicated to the history of food in North America (and occasionally elsewhere).
The official journal of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS).
Food history publications by Patricia B. Mitchell. Documented anecdotal and written American traditions: colonial, Victorian, Civil War, ethnic, and Southern regional.
An exhaustive glossary of cookery terminology from transcripts of English cookery texts of the17th and 18th centuries.
Photographs and drawings of bottles and feeding utensils, descriptions of their use and their place and impact in society.
A food historian's blog in which he comments on and tries recipes, old and new, from across the globe.
An excellent, annotated English translation of the classic Roman cookbook "De Re Coquinaria," attributed to Apicius.
A detailed recap of the food, trends and chefs of the 20th century. Recipes included.
A food scientist's blog about the history of drink (and drinks) in America.
An exhibition at the NY Public Library all about the history of the fast-paced NY lunch.
Recipes, information, and notes about cooking in medieval Europe.
Articles, recipes, and summaries of books about Renaissance and Medieval cooking.
An exhibit from the Cornell University Library. Includes information on early cookery books, food nutrition and science, kitchen technology, and food processing.
A short history of the potato with recipes, cultivation instructions, safety notes, a wine recipe, links and a bulletin board
A food historian's commentary on current culinary events and their historical significance.
Chronology, origin and genealogy of sushi in Japan are concisely overviewed by a table and chart.
A brief history of how the pineapple has served as both a food and a symbol throughout the human history of the Americas.
Images and short histories of Americans’ ten favorite fast foods.
A dictionary of herbs, spices, and foods giving their historical, magical and medicinal qualities.
Burgoo history and information. What is it? Where to get it? Who eats it?
Dedicated to the history and heritage of the traditional English breakfast.
Educational museum about everyone's favorite subject, food. All about potatoes, rice, figs. Programs and curriculum for schools.
Humorous articles satirizing cookbooks and food ads from the '30s through the '60s, including Meat! Meat! Meat! and The Unbearable Sadness of Vegetables.
The online site for the non-profit Potato Museum celebrates the potato and provides information for educators.
An unofficial guild dedicated to the practice and promotion of pre-seventeenth century cookery in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Vintage reviews of famous nightclubs and restaurants, mostly from the New York City area, viewed here for the first time since they were published in the 1940s and 50s.
Restaurant franchise timeline from 1916 to 1999, compiled by Dacy Nottingham. Includes links to franchise sites.
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