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"Exploring the Culinary World: From Ancient Mosaics to Modern Delights" Dive into history with a Roman seafood mosaic, showcasing the timeless allure of food

Background imageFood Collection: Roman seafood mosaic

Roman seafood mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall

Background imageFood Collection: Statue of the Hindu goddess Annapurna (Parvati) giving food, Lakshman temple

Statue of the Hindu goddess Annapurna (Parvati) giving food, Lakshman temple, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, Asia

Background imageFood Collection: Chef Keith Floyd at The Maltsters Arms, Tuckenhay April 1992

Chef Keith Floyd at The Maltsters Arms, Tuckenhay April 1992

Background imageFood Collection: Honey bees on a honeycomb

Honey bees on a honeycomb
Honey bees (Apis mellifera) on a honeycomb. The chambers in a honeycomb are created using wax secreted by the bees. The chambers are then filled with honey, using nectar obtained from flowers

Background imageFood Collection: Cuts of beef

Cuts of beef. Computer artwork illustrating primal and subprimal cuts of beef and their names. Primal cuts (shown with black dotted lines), are large areas of muscle sold to wholesale meat retailers

Background imageFood Collection: Europe, Ireland, Dublin. Exterior of Brazen Head pub, established in 1198 AD. Credit as

Europe, Ireland, Dublin. Exterior of Brazen Head pub, established in 1198 AD. Credit as
Ireland, Dublin. Exterior of Brazen Head pub, established in 1198 AD. Credit as: Dennis Flaherty / Jaynes Gallery / DanitaDelimont(RF)

Background imageFood Collection: Brussel Sprouts - in Christmas hats Digital Manipulation: SU hats

Brussel Sprouts - in Christmas hats Digital Manipulation: SU hats
SG-20203-M Brussel Sprouts - in Christmas hats Ardea London Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFood Collection: Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles

Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles
Jesus offering the Disciples wine at the Last Supper. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFood Collection: Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936

Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936
An interior view of Paddington station showing a busy snack bar, which probably opened soon after the modernisation of the station in the 1930s

Background imageFood Collection: Two Grey Squirrels on a mini picnic bench having a birthday party

Two Grey Squirrels on a mini picnic bench having a birthday party Date: 18-Mar-19

Background imageFood Collection: England, London, Southwark, Manze Pie and Mash Shop, Plate of Pie and Mash and Liquor

England, London, Southwark, Manze Pie and Mash Shop, Plate of Pie and Mash and Liquor

Background imageFood Collection: Herbs anb Spice, Victorian Botanical Illustration

Herbs anb Spice, Victorian Botanical Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Botanical Illustration of Forage Herbs anb Spice: Plate 11, from The Book of Practical Botany in Word and Image

Background imageFood Collection: Cheeseburger and chips

Cheeseburger and chips. Processed foods, such as found, in a cheeseburger are usually low in fibre and high in fats. Too much fatty food in the diet is associated with health risks

Background imageFood Collection: Champagne wine cellar, Reims, Champagne, Ardennes, France, Europe

Champagne wine cellar, Reims, Champagne, Ardennes, France, Europe

Background imageFood Collection: Lobster, X-ray

Lobster, X-ray
Lobster. Coloured X-ray of a common lobster (Homarus gammarus). This is a marine scavenger that inhabits the cool waters of the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean. It is valued for its flesh

Background imageFood Collection: Jesus at Emmaus

Jesus at Emmaus
Jesus blessing bread and wine at Emmaus. Hand-colored woodcut reproductioin of a Karl Muller painting

Background imageFood Collection: Bisto vintage poster

Bisto vintage poster

Background imageFood Collection: Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFood Collection: Jack Russell Terrier - looking at sandwich on table

Jack Russell Terrier - looking at sandwich on table
LA-2042 Jack Russell Terrier - looking at sandwich on table Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFood Collection: Smarties

Smarties. Sweets showing a variety of naturally derived colourings

Background imageFood Collection: Brussels Sprouts Developed in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels Sprouts Developed in Brussels, Belgium
KEL-1587 Brussel Sprouts Developed in Brussels, Belgium. Brassica oleracea gemmifera Ken Lucas Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFood Collection: Spices used in Thai food, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Spices used in Thai food, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageFood Collection: Vucciria Market, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Europe

Vucciria Market, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Europe

Background imageFood Collection: Mayonnaise Sauce, 1938. Creator: Prokoptsev, Stepan Stepanovich (1905-1943)

Mayonnaise Sauce, 1938. Creator: Prokoptsev, Stepan Stepanovich (1905-1943)
Mayonnaise Sauce, 1938. Found in the collection of Russian State Library, Moscow

Background imageFood Collection: The Tea Table, Harold Harvey (1874-1941)

The Tea Table, Harold Harvey (1874-1941)
Oil painting on canvas, Newlyn School, 1920. The painting shows a mealtime scene around the kitchen table. A traditional Cornish range is pictured in the background

Background imageFood Collection: A Feast. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry, late 11th century, (1944). Creator: Unknown

A Feast. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry, late 11th century, (1944). Creator: Unknown
A Feast. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry, late 11th century, (1944). Scene from the embroidery depicting the Norman Invasion of England in 1066

Background imageFood Collection: Artichoke

Artichoke
Antique engraving of an artichoke, isolated on white

Background imageFood Collection: Illustration of a Segnosaurus eating leaves, Cretaceous period

Illustration of a Segnosaurus eating leaves, Cretaceous period

Background imageFood Collection: Balanced diet

Balanced diet, computer artwork. A balanced diet shown as segments of a pie. The pie shows what proportion of the diet should be made up of each of the major food groups

Background imageFood Collection: Georgia, Tbilisi. Churchkhela, traditional Georgian candy

Georgia, Tbilisi. Churchkhela, traditional Georgian candy

Background imageFood Collection: The King and Queen of Hearts in Court, 1889. Artist: John Tenniel

The King and Queen of Hearts in Court, 1889. Artist: John Tenniel
The King and Queen of Hearts in Court, 1889. Lewis Carrolls (1832-1898) Alice in Wonderland as illustrated by John Tenniel (1820-1914). From Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Background imageFood Collection: Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933

Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933. The Graf Zeppelin was the most successful airship ever built. Between its first flight in 1928 and retirement in 1937

Background imageFood Collection: Fresh loquat (Eriobotrya) fruits and green leaves

Fresh loquat (Eriobotrya) fruits and green leaves

Background imageFood Collection: Buttered crumpets

Buttered crumpets

Background imageFood Collection: Wild rice (Zizania aquatica)

Wild rice (Zizania aquatica). Watercolour artwork illustrating wild rice, a tall marsh grass with edible grains. Despite its common name

Background imageFood Collection: Plankton, artwork C016 / 3447

Plankton, artwork C016 / 3447
Plankton. Artwork of plankton as viewed under a magnifying glass

Background imageFood Collection: Iced cupcakes

Iced cupcakes stacked to form a tower

Background imageFood Collection: Murray Cod - Murrumbidgee River near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Murray Cod - Murrumbidgee River near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, inland rivers
JPF-13029 Murray Cod - Murrumbidgee River near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, inland rivers, eastern Australia Maccullochella peeli Jean-Paul Ferrero Please note that prints are

Background imageFood Collection: Green Asparagus

Green Asparagus
LA-1076 Green Asparagus - spears tied in bunch, ready for cookin Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFood Collection: Kippers were back on the menu on the Brighton Belle this morning

Kippers were back on the menu on the Brighton Belle this morning, but Sir Laurence Olivier, one of the regular patrons of the car dining, preferred scrambled egg on brown toast

Background imageFood Collection: The Last Supper, 1800. Creators: Raphael Morghen, Teodoro Matteini

The Last Supper, 1800. Creators: Raphael Morghen, Teodoro Matteini
The Last Supper, 1800

Background imageFood Collection: Nottinghamshire, UK. Melton Mowbray pork pie on handmade ceramic plate

Nottinghamshire, UK. Melton Mowbray pork pie on handmade ceramic plate

Background imageFood Collection: Plum, Cherry, Sloe and Bullace Victorian Botanical Illustration

Plum, Cherry, Sloe and Bullace Victorian Botanical Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Botanical Illustration of Plum, Cherry, Sloe and Bullace, from The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain, Published in 1846

Background imageFood Collection: Medicinal and Herbal Plants, Victorian Botanical Illustration

Medicinal and Herbal Plants, Victorian Botanical Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Botanical Illustration of Wildflowers, Medicinal and Herbal Plants: Plate 26

Background imageFood Collection: Vegetables, Fruit and Berries of the Garden, Victorian Botanical Illustration

Vegetables, Fruit and Berries of the Garden, Victorian Botanical Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Botanical Illustration of Vegetables, Fruit and Berries of the Garden: Plate 50

Background imageFood Collection: The Stonehouse themed pub, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1971. Artist: Michael Walters

The Stonehouse themed pub, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1971. Artist: Michael Walters
The Stonehouse themed pub, Sheffield, 1971. Popular with both students from the local university and drinkers taking advantage of the busy night life Sheffield had to offer

Background imageFood Collection: Advertising Poster for Pelmeni, 1936

Advertising Poster for Pelmeni, 1936. Found in the Collection of Russian State Library, Moscow

Background imageFood Collection: WWII: POSTER, c1943. Attack with me says Potato Pete. Lithograph, c1943

WWII: POSTER, c1943. Attack with me says Potato Pete. Lithograph, c1943




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"Exploring the Culinary World: From Ancient Mosaics to Modern Delights" Dive into history with a Roman seafood mosaic, showcasing the timeless allure of food. Witness the divine generosity of Hindu goddess Annapurna as she bestows nourishment upon her devotees at Lakshman temple. Join Chef Keith Floyd on his flavorful journey through The Maltsters Arms in Tuckenhay, April 1992. Step back in time at Dublin's Brazen Head pub, established in 1198 AD, and savor the taste of tradition. Indulge in Tsoureki (Tsourekia), a delectable Greek Easter bread that embodies the rich flavors of Greece and Europe. Marvel at honey bees diligently working on a honeycomb, reminding us of nature's sweet gift to our palates. Discover the artistry behind different cuts of beef and how they contribute to mouthwatering culinary experiences. Immerse yourself in Sicily's vibrant Vucciria Market, where tantalizing aromas and fresh produce create an unforgettable feast for all senses. Get into the festive spirit with Brussel Sprouts donning Christmas hats – a playful digital manipulation that adds joy to holiday meals. Uncover Brussels Sprouts' origins as you explore their development in Brussels, Belgium – a vegetable beloved worldwide today. Travel back to 1936 and grab a quick lunch or snack from Paddington Station's charming vintage Quick Lunch and Snack Bar. Food is not merely sustenance; it is an expression of culture, history, creativity, and community around the world.