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Bringing History To Your Plate

The Knead Feed blog explores the world of food through the eyes of a professional chef. The universal language of food transcends culture, age, and ethnicity and gives us a way to communicate on the most primal level. Let’s bring food to life by looking at the history of specific ingredients, the cultures that use them, and how those ingredients are transformed onto our plates.

I’ve always been fascinated by food and its historical context. There is always a human story behind every dish or ingredient. How was your Quinoa grown? How many hands had to touch it before it reaches our plates? Join The Knead Feed for an in-depth look at where our food originates and the stories that make us human.

Culinary Storytelling

The Tale Of Two Piscos

The Rise of Peruvian Pisco South America may not be the first continent that springs to mind, when you’re talking about brandy. Hailing from Peru and

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Chefs Recipes

Cioppino The San Francisco Treat

Everyone knows the best Cioppino is from San Francisco. This Fishermans stew is a culinary classic. Let’s take a look at the history of this famed dish and where to find the best cioppino

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Bee Keeper
Culinary Storytelling

The Heritage of Honey

Honey predates human history, so how did humans first learn about honey? it’s safe to say that it was a lesson that had a huge impact.

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Culinary Storytelling

The Agricultural Revolution and The Impact on Our Food

For over two and a half million years our ancestors ate from the local areas they roamed, hunted game, fowl and other wild animals. The transition from hunter-gathers to farmers and controlled agriculture starts around 10,000 years ago.

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