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Rough and unpalatable, often unwholesome: a nineteenth-century British soldier’s diet

Cross-posted from How to be the hero of your own kitchen Thanks to Rocio C. for asking me to combine two of my life’s obsessions: food and research! Recruiting sergeants, while plying potential soldiers with drink, waxed lyrical about the … Continue reading

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