Hektoen International

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Tag: Luis Egidio Melendez

  • Eating and drinking during the Renaissance

    Lynn Dattler New York, New York, United States     La Merienda. Luis Egidio Melendez (1716-1780). The period of the Renaissance in Europe was a time of great upheavals, of changes in how people thought and acted, and after the return of Columbus’ sailors from America, in how and what they ate. For most people, bread…