Author: Jess Clark

Trusting the Grocer

By Benjamin R. Cohen A word for the grocer, because before the recipe is the ingredient. To get the …

Cassava: A Contested Good

Brandi Simpson Miller The widescale adoption of cassava in Ghana today has its roots in the nineteen…

One of Many Ways for Macanese Aluar

By Mukta Das Aluar de Anita Lei Tao 1 cate de farinha ½ cates de assucar pedra 6 taels de farinha pu…

What We’re Reading This Fall

By Jess Clark The abundance of fantastic historical writing—from insightful social media and blog po…

Winning the War with Eau de Cologne

By Jess Clark a part of the Perfumes Series In August 1914, Britain declared war on Germany. As many…

Recipes for Waste Reduction

Kesia Kvill In June of 1917, the Canadian Government introduced the Office of the Food Controller un…

Fertility in the Early Modern Household

Leah Astbury Domestic recipe books in early modern England abound with remedies to promote conceptio…