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.
The story of corn dates back 10,000 years and is the most prevalent crop in our modern food system. The history of maize across different cultures.
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.