HISTORICAL FOODWAYS Blog

Very exciting news!

The Food History blog has a new home here at Historical Foodways!  When I first started this blog, it was meant to be only for a class project and thus I was not too...

Amelia Simmons Pompkin Pudding No. 2

It’s Fall in the Northern Hemisphere and it seems everyone in the United States becomes obsessed with pumpkin as soon as the first leaves turn.  It’s pumpkin lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin all...

Book Review: To the King’s Taste

The book is a bit dated, it was first published in 1975, and our knowledge of Medieval foodways has improved leaps and bounds since.  However, there are a few errors that I think are...