Tagged: bread

How to make 2,000-year-old-bread

In AD 79, a baker put his loaf of bread into the oven. Nearly 2,000 years later it was found during excavations in Herculaneum. The British Museum asked Giorgio Locatelli to recreate the recipe...

10 must-try food in Tokyo

< The meat-eating culture of Japan at the beginning of Westernization In March 1854, the Tokugawa Shogunate concluded The Treaty of Peace and Amity between the United States and the Empire of Japan followed...

Nutella: The miracle of WW2

On April 20 1964 the first jar of Nutella came out from the Ferrero factory in Alba. Its origins, however, date back to the 1940s and before. At least from the 1920s the Ferreros...

How to make sourdough bread

Bread is older than metal; even before the bronze age, our ancestors were eating and baking flat breads. There is evidence of neolithic grinding stones used to process grains, probably to make a flat bread;...

Whole grains: good for the gut

Whole grains provide a host of potential benefits, from reduced risk of diabetes and heart disease to improved digestive health and appetite control. Now two clinical trials from Tufts University, published recently in the American...

Ship’s bisket recipe

Throughout history, bread has been a vital staple of life. Archaeological evidence suggests that pre-Neolithic cultures baked very simple flat bread on hot stones and sourdough breads have been made for millennia. First century...

How to become gluten intolerant

Being gluten free used to be a luxury only reserved for those who are intolerant to gluten. With this cutting edge gluten educational video, you can become gluten intolerant too, whether or not you’re...

Sourdough loaf

Ingredients 300 grams – whole wheat flower 300 grams – all purpose or bread flour 512 grams – water 63 grams – starter 10 grams salt Instructions If you do mill your own flour...