Food in Antiquity

Food In Antiquity: A Survey of the Diet of Early Peoples by Don R Brothwell & Patricia Brothwell

A pleasant enough read.

There was a bit on the eating of snails, which we know because of shells in middens, which reminded me of a recent BBC 4 “Farming Today” episode about British snail farmers.

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