Learn how not to cook with this 1820 book about culinary poisons

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So basically The Jungle: Regency England edition.


We’ve basically swapped out plastics for vegetable or chemical aldulteration these days, right?

I was recently reading about Dr Hassall’s attempts to stop manufacturers adulterating processed foods (for example adding copper to preserved peas to make them more green). I shall have to dig into this one too.

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Mmm mmm, opium beer…

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