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23 06, 2017

History of wine and grapes – West Asia

By |2018-04-20T00:21:41-07:00June 23rd, 2017|Food, West Asia|0 Comments

History of wine: White grapes on the vine Grapes grow abundantly and reliably in the West Asian climate, and taste good, and even gatherers ate wild grapes (which are smaller than domesticated grapes). But the best thing about grapes has always been that you can ferment them into wine. This has several advantages. [...]

22 06, 2017

When did people start to eat honey?

By |2018-09-03T11:03:14-07:00June 22nd, 2017|Africa, Food|0 Comments

Early history of honey: A chimpanzee smashing a beehive to get honey When did bees start to make honey? Bees first began to make honey about 200 million years ago, long before there were any people. So the history of honey goes back a long, long way! Why do bees make honey? When [...]