Saturday, May 8, 2021

Italian foodways in Italy and America


From Michelangelo to Scappi (image), from pasta to pizza to olive oil to many more talks. And so many interesting subjects were taped. Also Greek foodways talks.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Peat in Ireland for cooking, heating

Much manual labor was involved to get peat from a bog to the hearth, as seen in the picture An Irish farm kitchen with its open grate for peat. [1906] Slabs (like long bricks) were/are sliced off the bank by a special tool, then dried, turned, and dried until all surfaces were hardened and able to burn.