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Bon Appetit Wednesday! National Pork Month

Pork is an ancient food with a complicated past. It has nourished numerous cultures for generations and yet, for religious reasons, has been taboo in others. This month we celebrate the succulent meat by looking back on some of our … Continue reading

2015 Recipes With a Past

The wait is over! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our 2015 Recipes With a Past e-cookbook, a compendium of dishes derived from our weekly Bon Appetit Wednesday! blog posts. This year’s book contains recipes from all over the world. With … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Sesame Balls (Jian Dui)

Chewy and crispy, sweet and savory, this ancient Chinese treat has it all. Today we’re bringing you a recipe sure to delight even the pickiest of palates. Sesame balls, Jian Dui, date back to the Tang Dynasty (7th century CE) … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Celebrate National Coffee Day

Yesterday was National Coffee Day in the United States, but we’re hardly the originators of good coffee. So we’re bringing you a recipe for the perfect ancient Turkish coffee, a drink that is not only delicious and full of energy, … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Nutritious, abundant and perfect for use in a multitude of dishes, corn has been a staple in the diets of Native North American and Mesoamerican diets for thousands of years. Today, in honor of a recent archaeological find in South … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Celebrate National Lasagna Day With Eggplant Lasagna Rollups

Today is National Lasagna Day and it is a holiday that begs to be celebrated in a big way. Of course, if you’re vegan or gluten-free, you’re probably running as fast as you can from the festivities. AntiquityNOW to the … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Native American Wojapi

Wojapi is a traditional Native American dish that has been enjoyed for centuries. We give you fair warning that once you’ve had your first taste of wojapi, you won’t be able to put down the spoon. Wojapi has been made … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Ancient Celtic Woodruff Spiced Wine

May Day was last Friday, but it’s not too late to celebrate the fresh and breezy month of May and the ushering in of a warm and beautiful spring! The Celts loved the change in seasons and they celebrated with … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Mung Bean Quinoa Soup

The mung bean. The name doesn’t inspire thoughts of deliciousness, the tongue doesn’t begin to water with anticipation of scrumptiousness, but maybe it should. Perhaps the rest of the world needs to get on board with a fact that India … Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Dulcia Domestica, Ancient Date Candies

We’ve talked about the date before. It was such an important food in ancient times, it’s hard not to be impressed by its ubiquity and its longevity. In fact, the history of the date was featured in one of our … Continue reading