A network for those interested in the history of nutrition and related fields. This network is intended for the growing number of scholars, teachers, documentary filmmakers, and museum and library professionals engaged with the history of nutrition in any time period or region.

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The Royal Asiatic Society Special Event (ticketed): Nawal Nasrallah: Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook

On Monday 13th of May the Royal Asiatic Society will host an exclusive talk by award-winning researcher and food writer Nawal Nasrallah on the subject of her translation of Kanz al-fawāʾid fī tanwīʿ al-mawāʾid, a fourteenth-century Egyptian cookbook, entitled Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table.

Food for Thought: H-Nutrition's monthly news round-up

H-Nutrition dishes up the latest nutrition news. Enjoy!


The notion of 'custom' in ealy modern medicine

Shapin, S. (2019). Why Was “Custom a Second Nature” in Early Modern Medicine? Bulletin of the History of Medicine 93(1), 1-26. Johns Hopkins University Press. Retrieved April 25, 2019, from Project MUSE database.

New Books in Food Seeking Podcast Hosts

New Books in Food (https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/food/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on food and related fields. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of food scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.