Welcome to SECONDS, food history so delicious you’ll be hungry for more.  

There’s something particularly interesting about the history of food. Everybody has to eat, after all. For as long as humans have been around, we’ve built elaborate rituals around what we put in our mouths, venturing far and wide in our quest for new and unusual ingredients.

SECONDS explores the history of food from around the globe. From fish sauce in the ancient world to Kit Kits in Japan, there’s something here for every palate.

SECONDS is written by Declan Henesy and edited by Alexis Mastroyiannis.

Don’t be shy. Let us know which bits you find tasty, what leaves a bad taste in your mouth or if you’re hungry for something not yet on the menu. Just get in touch.

Bon appétit.

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