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Friday, 29 July 2011

Adelaide and Brisbane

I wrote a little history of Adelaide at www.localhistories.org/adelaide and a very brief history of Brisbane at www.localhistories.org/brisbane

Friday, 22 July 2011

Condiments

In the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries new condiments were invented. Pesto sauce was invented in 16th century Italy. Furthermore new sauces were invented in the 17th century including bechamel and chasseur. Chutney comes from India. It was first exported to England in the 17th century. Soy sauce, which was invented in China reached Europe in the 17th century and by the mid-18th century it was popular in Britain.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011