The History of Bread

Grown in Mesopotamia and Egypt, wheat was likely first just chewed. Later it was discovered that it could be turned to powder and made into a paste. People then found that sour-dough, and yeast could be used for the bread around 1000 BC. The Ancient Greeks picked up the technology for making bread from the […]

The History of Sandwiches

The sandwich as we know it became popular in England in 1762 by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. Montagu had a gambling problem that led him to spend hour’s playing cards. During a very long session, he asked the house cook to bring him something he could eat without leaving the card playing […]