Month: March 2014

Jam making: Raspberries in two ways and Blackberries with Lavender and Black Walnut

Note: With the weather being so horrible, I wanted to give myself (and everyone else) a taste of spring/summer. This was from one of last year’s jam-making sessions. Raspberries and blackberries came into season and as usual, my family made…

Why Citation Styles Matter

Citing your work is important for a number of reasons, the most important of which are: Giving credit to the authors whose works you have used (whether or not you quote them) Providing a trail so that your readers can…

Food History Friday #foodhistorylinks

Here is your weekly roundup of Food History links. Articles Medieval Arabs Ate Lizards After Advent Of Islam, Archaeological Evidence Suggests (Huffington Post, from LiveScience) Wikipedia Article on Slovenian Cuisine I’ve been doing more research into the cuisine of my…

Lent 2014

It’s Lent, time to give up eggs, dairy, and meat. Is anyone else following a Medieval Lenten diet? Our family has been doing it for about six years now and our diet ends up closer to a modern vegan diet…

Roman Ovens

From Parthian Chicken to Flat Breads:Experimenting with a Roman Oven I’ve been fascinated with these for a while and this article is really exciting. h/t to Denise Wolff