Tag: food history
Pie. A Global History.
Did you know that ‘once upon a time, everything baked in an oven that was not bread, was pie’? 'Pie. A Global History' by Janet Clarkson recommends itself for a read.
On chocolate and Valencia.
A story of cocoa beans, Valencian bollet and the Chocolate Factory and Museum in Sueca.
Cod. A biography of the fish that changed the world.
How much is there to know about cod? Quite a lot, it turns out. Cod by Mark Kurlansky recommends itself for a read.
140 Pischinger, a delight from Galicia
This humble chocolate-layered wafer cake is a staple in many Galician households, loved for both: its flavour and simplicity.
Horchata de Chufa: Valencia’s tasty secret.
Horchata is one of these things that are a must-try when visiting their place of origin. Have it with fartons, horchata and farton combo doesn't disappoint.
Who doesn't love sunflower? It looks like sun, tastes like summer, and it has a pretty incredible history, too.
Obwarzanek, Krakow’s favourite bake
The symbol of Krakow with a few-centuries-old tradition. Introducing obwarzanek, my favourite bread from Krakow.
123 Springtime Simnel Cake
Moist, aromatic and light, this traditional Easter cake will change the way you think about fruit cakes. With an added marzipan layer in the middle, and a layer of marzipan on top, it surely is a showstopper!
120 Ryba po grecku or Cod with Carrot, Parsnip and Celeriac
Pieces of white fish served with cooked carrots, parsnips and celeriac. In Poland called 'ryba po grecku' (Greek-style fish), this dish is much beloved Polish specialty.