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Would You Believe... Marzipan Contains Cyanide?! and Other Freaky Food Facts

AuthorRichard Platt

NarratorJane Steel

Duration1h 35m

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, Science

Key StageKS2

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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Young historians and chefs get a real taste of the stories behind the food we eat as we examine the amazing peculiarities of international cuisine past and present. Listeners will learn about the often disgusting yet utterly fascinating foods that our ancestors ate such as maggot cake or rotten fish, as well as those that are still eaten around the world today - grasshopper stew anyone? Includes food myths, eating taboos and how archaeologists discovered what Neolithic man ate.

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