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Bon Appetit Wednesday! National Dairy Month

800px-Egyptian_Domesticated_AnimalsIt’s National Dairy Month in the United States and since the use of dairy in food has a long and rich history throughout antiquity, we thought we’d bring you a recap of some delicious and nutritious ways that ancient civilizations got things cookin’ with dairy! Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Celebrate an Olympic-Sized Love with Ancient Cheesecake

SavillumIt’s that time of year again. Love is in the air as candied hearts and boxes of chocolates pack the shelves. This year Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of the Winter Olympics.  Maybe you and your sweetheart are looking to celebrate love as you continue to cheer on the international athletes. We have the perfect dessert for you! Continue reading

Coming Soon! Bon Appetit Wednesday! You’ll Love Our “Recipes With a Past”

Ancient Roman foodIs cinnamon your secret ingredient?   Made from bark stripped from the laurel tree, it has been in the pantries, larders and spice racks of cooks from China to Rome to Sri Lanka for nearly 5,000 years.  Are you a cheesecake aficionado?  Your love carries back to the first Olympics in ancient Greece where the Olympian superstars were served a winner’s portion of the delight.

AntiquityNOW is pleased to announce Bon Appetit Wednesday!  Each Wednesday we’ll post a new “recipe with a past” that has tickled taste buds for thousands of years.   Give your weekend parties a distinctive flair with a repast that has a story to tell.  Dazzle at potluck dinners with a chocolate concoction courtesy of the Maya.  Connect to our ancient ancestors through dishes that can still nurture and satisfy today.  By the way, send us your own recipes.  We’ll research the origins and give you a shout out in our blog.  And just to remind you of how ancient tastes and ingenuity have created today’s culinary fare, here’s a list of some recipes we’ve posted about in the past!