Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty, especially the latest fashionable items, kale and seaweed.
Pineapple and celery were the precursors of today’s obsession with kale and avocado toast, a symbol of status and wealth for the upper class.
Wonder how sausages emerged separately but similarly throughout the world? Here is a short history of one of the most important food items ever.
Winter is when porridge comes into its own. From Paleolithic times to workhouse gruel to hipster health bowls, this simple dish is warming and nourishing.
80+ years ago, Hormel introduced Spam, a simple, canned meat product. It would go on to become one of the greatest marketing success stories of all time.
Often dismissed as kid food, a lot of adults still secretly love the popular boxed dinner. It's also played an important role in kitchen science, wars, and women's liberation.
These diverse, fascinating tea traditions from around the world will make you rethink your whole tea preparation process in very creative ways.
Why is mint cold but curries hot? Why does cheddar taste like boiled potatoes? Why do beetroots taste earthy? All these answered by a materials chemist!
Five university professors talk about the history and creativity behind five American sandwiches, including the chow mein sandwich and the PB & J.
The pretzel has had a twisted path from Germany to becoming the global snack food it is today. Read pretzel history and pretzel facts in this post!