Prehistoric Europeans spiced their cookingtags: Europe, food, food history, prehistory
Researchers found evidence for garlic mustard in the residues left on ancient pottery shards discovered in what is now Denmark and Germany.
The spice was found alongside fat residues from meat and fish.
Writing in the journal Plos One, the scientists make the case that garlic mustard contains little nutritional value and therefore must have been used to flavour the foods....
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