Hunting, Gathering, and Stone Age Cooking
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 35 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Consider food as a major catalyst in human history, and what food choices reveal about our values and ambitions. Then study food culture in prehistoric times—our ancestors’ wide-ranging diet of everything from mammoths and seafood to acorns, insects, seeds, and grasses—and the ways in which how they ate directly drove evolution.