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 Post subject: Researcher re-creates ancient Egyptian bread
PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:51 am 
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A researcher just used scrapings from Egyptian burial jars to revive yeast from 1000BC, and then use that to bake einkorn and barley bread. Unfortunately, it's a twitter thread, but here's a link:

https://twitter.com/SeamusBlackley/stat ... 1619891201

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 Post subject: Re: Researcher re-creates ancient Egyptian bread
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:24 am 
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Very nifty! It looks like baking bread has been around for longer than we thought. Unless those crumbs are evidence of time travelers....


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 Post subject: Re: Researcher re-creates ancient Egyptian bread
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:49 am 
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Beautiful photos and very thorough texts, plus polite comments. Thanks, Mr. F


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