Browsing the "Food & Drink" Tag

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


Dairying in Ireland dates back 6,000 years

January 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

New research conducted on ancient pots have revealed that Ireland’s dairies date back 6,000 years. Dr Jessica Smyth of Bristol’s