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Wheat Field

This is where humanity shifted from hunter gatherer to a more settled existence in the Neolithic a very long time ago. How that happened is the stuff of modern archaeology, but seems to have happened somewhere in the fertile crescent in the hills of modern Turkey and independently in the Americas.

Further Reading

  • Christian, G. (2005) Real Flavours: the handbook of gourmet & deli ingredients, Grub Street. ISBN 1904943209.
  • Muir, J. (2006) A cook's guide to grains, Conran Octopus. ISBN 1840910739.