By Nancy Royan
Librarian, Wedsworth Memorial Library 

A Different Perception

 
Series: Library News | Story 28

February 1, 2024



Food plays an integral, but routine part in our day-to-day lives and we don’t think much about it except what to eat at our next meal or- how about that snack.

However, in the past, food was once thought of as noble and in a different aspect of what we might think of today. Onions. We rarely consider them as anything more than culinary devices, items to be sliced, diced, and tossed into a hot pan to serve as an aromatic backbone of a savory dish.

Today, you would probably think of sending or bringing flowers to a funeral. Things were done a mite differently in ancient Egypt. Mourners brou...



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