Food

Ancient Journey of Spices from Asia to Mediterranean

Asian herbs such as turmeric and fresh fruits such as bananas reached the Mediterranean more than 3000 years ago, much faster than previously thought. A group of scientists working with archaeologist Philipp Stockhammer at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (LMU) shows that even in the Bronze Age, the remote food trade connected distant communities. Photo by …

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Ancient “fast food” counter was Discovered in Pompeii And its untold Story

Image: Pompei / Reuters Press Office  The “ancient fast food” counter was finally Found. Archaeologists at Pompeii, a city hidden in the volcanic eruption of AD 79, have created. A stunning find is a mural shop that delivers old street food on a par with all the Romans passing by. Referred to as thermopolium, Latin …

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