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Yogurt

Yogurt was first cultivated in Central Asia by the nomadic Golden Crescent tribes when they began to domesticate sheep and goats. Whether it came about by design or accident we will never know but Continue reading

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Salt

Salt

Salt is a fascinating subject. No, really, it is. Salt or rather, who has control of it, has caused rebellions, wars, revolutions even – most notably in France where a tenfold rise in the ‘gabelle’ or salt tax rubbed, well, salt in the wounds of the French peasants. Or not, seeing as they couldn’t afford it. Ghandi famously Continue reading

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