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A Moveable Feast

Food History

A History of Thanksgiving menus - small

A History of Thanksgiving Menus

This menu for a New England Thanksgiving dinner is taken from a letter written in 1779 by…
the history of zucchini

The History of Zucchini

Zucchini is a fine example of New World foods circuitously introduced to the USA via Europe…
The history of wine

The History of Wine

The earliest archaeological evidence indicating wine that might have been made from domesticated vines comes from a pottery jar…
The history of Fettuccine Alfredo - small

The History of Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo… A dish of fettuccine egg noodles mixed with butter, Parmesan cheese, and cream.

The History of Mushrooms

The History of Mushrooms

The ancient Egyptians and Romans greatly enjoyed mushrooms…The Bible, although full of references to food of many kinds…
Ancient Roman Meat Balls

Ancient Roman Meat Balls

Do not think for a moment that I would be so pretentious as to tell you how to make meatballs. This is a dish that everyone knows how to make…
Chicken Croquettes

Chicken Croquettes

1908 recipe for Chicken croquettes. Take two chickens weighing about three pounds each, put them into a saucepan with water to cover, add two onions and…
Historical fried chicken

Historical Fried Chicken

Start to fry chicken and season with a mixture of Liquamen and oil, together with bunches of dill, leek, Saturei and fresh coriander…