Hungry History

Author: Beth Dunn


Rhubarb: A Love Affair

Get a taste of the 19th-century rhubarb obsession and whip up a simple rhubarb dessert at home.


A Brief History of Thyme

As an antidote, a symbol of bravery and a kitchen staple, thyme has a long and storied past.


Queen Victoria’s Scones

What would Queen Victoria have served and enjoyed during afternoon tea?

Ancient Egyptian Foods

Spices of Life in Ancient Egypt

Explore the ancient Egyptian diet and try out a traditional spice blend at home.

Romantic Poetry and Lamb Chops

Romantic Poetry and Lamb Chops

How did a hearty plate of mutton cure Percy Bysshe Shelley in the summer of 1815?