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Thursday, 23 March 2017, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Rise and Fall of Sourdough: 6000 Years of Bread

Professor Eric Pallant


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The lecture will cover the history of the western world as seen through the food that nourished builders for the Great Pyramids, free men of the Roman Empire, the expansion of Christianity, and the development of Europe until modern science and technology replaced complex ecosystems of sourdough cultures with monocultures of fast, commercial, and comparatively tasteless yeast.


No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.
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Professor Pallant is Professor and Chair of Environmental Science at Allegheny College, Pennsylvania and a Fulbright Scholar.

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23 March 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sourdough: 6000 Years of Bread
Professor Eric Pallant

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