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The Fascinating History Behind 1,300-Year-Old Cookies and How to Make Them

It’s not very commonplace to discover food items in ruins, and tombs that are in shape, even after several centuries. Such an incident took place in Xinjiang in China. Marc Aurel Stein, a noted British-Hungarian archeologist, came across a box of 1,300-year-old millet-based cookies that defied the ravages of time.  It was in 1915 that ...

Raven Montmorency

Ancient cookies of different shapes.