Vintage food and Feast content throughout history and the foodie archive.
Bread Through Time
Bread, a simple yet essential food, has journeyed alongside humanity throughout history, shaping cultures, economies, and daily life. This exploration delves into the intricate story of bread, from its humble origins to becoming a global culinary icon.
Summer Garden Omelette
My brunch today: eggs sauteed with a fresh tomato, a piece of toast with the blackberry-blueberry-elderberry jam I made last summer, fruit salad and herbal tea. As I was making my eggs, I remembered a story from my youth and felt compelled to share it.
Vintage Dish Collectors, Take Note: Your Cherished Corelle Might Harbor a Hidden Danger
Today, I'm diving into a topic that's close to our hearts but might be a bit unsettling. It's about our beloved vintage Corelle dishes. Yes, those charming pieces that remind us of grandma's kitchen and simpler times. But, as I've recently discovered, there's more to these dishes than meets the eye. Let's talk about the unexpected guest hiding in some of our favorite collectibles: lead.
Grand Cru Wines Explained
Embark on a captivating journey and discover the meaning of 'Grand Cru wines', where the secrets of Grand Cru wines await discovery, and all that Grand Cru wines entail.
"Exploring the Wisdom of Small Portions: A Deep Dive into Mindful Eating and 19 Astonishing Food Facts"
In the world of indulgent culinary experiences, the philosophy of small portions emerges as a guiding light, advocating not only for mindful eating but also for a profound comprehension of the intricate relationship between food and well-being. Let's embark on an enriching exploration into the captivating realm of small portions, where we unravel 19 astonishing food facts that are sure to leave you in awe.
- Top Story - November 2023
Today, Pilchard Pie Made My World A Better Place
Alongside my love of writing sits a love of cooking. I find both creative endeavours deliciously therapeutic and rewarding. Today epitomises why.
“Here’s your mommy!” My mom said as I entered our apartment, handing me my 4-month-old baby and shaking off her hands as if she just carried around a ton of bricks.
- Top Story - October 2023
Milk-Poached Smoked Haddock
‘You put garlic in it? Garlic!’ I took an audibly deep breath. My livid, hopeless look caught the eye of a young women sitting opposite me on the bus; an innocent stranger unable to ignore what promised to turn into a full-scale row about some garlic, she quickly averted her eyes, concentrating upon her mobile phone.
A Tapestry Of Shadows
Once upon a time, in a small country side, there lived a young girl named Amanda. The air was crisp, carrying the whispers of autumn as the villagers prepared for a mysterious event known as Halloween. Curiosity sparked within Amanda's heart, and she embarked on a quest to uncover the secrets behind this enigmatic celebration.
The Cat from Outer Space brought Chicken and Dumplings
BANG! Tires squeal as my Mom jerks the steering wheel of our Ford pick-up, left and right. I flop around in my seat like a ragdoll, the seatbelt doing little to hold me in place as the vehicle comes to a stop. I blink and push myself upright as my head throbs and my knee aches. I look at my Mom. She leans against the door and laboring to catch her breath.
Family Favourite Christmas Cookies
I don't remember exactly what year the 12 Cookies of Christmas tradition began, but I do remember what kicked it off. We still got our provincial newspaper every day at the time, and one day in November there was an insert tucked in between the folds. This insert was filled with recipes and pictures of beautifully decorated Christmas cookies, and my dad took it and ran with it. Determined to make 12 kinds of cookies for our family before the holidays were over, he pulled both from that newspaper insert and from the various recipes he had collected over the years. As far bake as I can remember, my dad has loved to bake things and loved Christmas. This challenge that blended the two was perfect for him. Since I also loved Christmas and loved to help him bake, I guess it was perfect for me too.
Pumpernickel Bread Recipe
Pumpernickel Bread Recipe Ingredients: • 2 1/2 cups coarsely ground rye flour • 1 1/2 cups bread flour