Browsing the "Food & Drink" Tag

Intact wine jug found in Denmark

June 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A fully-intact 1,000-year-old wine pitcher has been unearthed in a cemetery in Ribe, Denmark. “It is a unique find,” said


Neanderthals did not hunt rabbits

June 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has found that Neanderthals did not hunt rabbits, unlike modern humans who did. This may provide clues as


The oldest evidence of mushrooms as food

April 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Analyses of ancient dental calculus from the Upper Palaeolithic has revealed that mushrooms were consumed as a food source 18,000-12,000


19th century shipwreck beer analysed

March 10th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have analysed the contents of four bottles of beer that date back to the 1840s which were found in