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Exploring History

How Did the Black Death Affect What People Ate in the Middle Ages?

Social, political and culinary revolutions

While the Black Death is not the deadliest disease in human history, it’s certainly one of the most impactful. The pestilence slammed into Europe in 1346, wiping out as much as 50% of the population in some parts. For many in the Middle Ages, it must have felt as if the end times…

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A Renaissance Writer

A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once