Oldest charred food remains reveal earliest evidence of plant cooking by Neanderthals

11/23/2022 7:24:00 AM

Oldest charred food remains reveal earliest evidence of plant cooking by Neanderthals

Oldest charred food remains reveal earliest evidence of plant cooking by Neanderthals

The food pieces include a mixture of different seeds, wild pulses, wild mustard, wild nuts and wild grasses - which could have formed meals resembling bread, porridge, or patties.

and early modern human dwelling around 500 miles north of Baghdad in Iraq, and Franchthi Cave in Greece.534 Shares Priscilla Sitienei learned to read and write alongside her great-great-grandchildren and had delivered some of her classmates during her career as a midwife A woman thought to be the world’s oldest primary school pupil has died ‘peacefully’ aged 99 in Kenya."There is something mind-boggling about it," says dad Phillip Ridgeway, who was just five when the twins were conceived.The dad talks about passing on his cooking passion to his kids November 21, 2022 - 14:49 GMT Lily Waddell Jamie Oliver has detailed his close bond with his son Buddy over their shared love of cooking in a holiday HELLO! exclusive.

Image: A view of the Shanidar Caves in Iraq.Pic:Chris Hunt/Liverpool John Moores University Five food fragments recovered from Shanidar are the"earliest" of their kind found in southwest Asia, dating back 40,000 and 70,000 years, according to Ceren Kabukcu, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Liverpool, who led the study published in the journal Antiquity.The gran was finally able to learn to read and write when she started school aged 90 – attending classes alongside six of her great-great-grandchildren.The carbonised pieces of prepared plant foods include a mixture of different seeds, wild pulses, wild mustard, wild nuts and wild grasses - which could have formed the Neanderthal diet."They look like charred crumbs or fragments of what could be patties, thick porridge", Dr Kabukcu told Sky News.Even when primary education was made universal and free in 2003, she was still rejected from Leaders Vision Preparatory School in Ndalat at first.The four remnants recovered from Franchthi are the earliest of their kind recovered in Europe, from a hunter-gatherer occupation around 13,000 to 12,000 years ago, she added.His knife skills are getting really good now.

One of the food deposits was found to be"bread-like".Weirdly enough, she had helped deliver some of the children in her class, aged 10 to 14, in her 65-year career as a midwife.Cooking tricks Advertisement The team were also able to identify the cooking tricks used by Neanderthal and early modern human chefs to make food taste better.Pulses, the most common ingredient identified, have a naturally bitter taste, which chefs from the Stone Age quelled by soaking, leaching and then pounding or grinding them.She believed every single person should get an education, no matter how old they are (Picture: Getty Images) She got to meet First Lady Brigitte Macron in 2021 when a film was made about her in France (Picture: Getty Images) Her schoolmates loved her and nicknamed her ‘Gogo’ – which means ‘grandmother’ in the local Kalenjin language.Pounding or grinding the food would also make it easier for the body to absorb the nutrients, as well as provide more cooking options.Image: Food fragments found in the Shanidar Caves.Meanwhile, a boy, 10, added: ‘We love Gogo because when we make noise she tells us to keep quiet.WATCH: Jamie Oliver's son Buddy cooks up a storm in campfire video Poppy and Daisy are out doing their own thing a lot now but when they were younger they'd always be picking herbs and helping with jobs here and there – Petal's the same.

Pic: Graeme Barker/Cambridge University The bread-like meal found in Franchthi Cave was made by grinding seeds into super-fine flour, according to the researchers, showing that hunter-gatherers developed specialised cooking practices in the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic period, tens of thousands of years ago."Our work conclusively demonstrates the deep antiquity of plant foods involving more than one ingredient and processed with multiple preparation steps," said Dr Kabukcu.‘Too many older children are not in school.Spreaker.

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