By Ian Crofton
Ever puzzled the place noodles got here from? How Worcester Sauce used to be invented? or maybe who the 'Cucumber King of Burma' used to be? starting with the hippo soup eaten in Africa in 6000 BC, via to the damaging blowfish loved in modern Japan, A Curious heritage of food and drinks finds the unusual origins of the food and drinks ate up all through heritage.
From the pheasant brains and flamingo tongues scoffed via the Roman emperor Vitellius, to the bizarre makes use of of liquorice (once a therapy for sore toes) - Ian Crofton uses unique assets - together with journals, cookbooks and manuals - to bare the weird, interesting and informative tales at the back of the food loved by way of our ancestors.
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