Clues to the beer-making process of Ancient Egypt have been pieced together }); }); + '
' If Blackley’s yeast really did originate 4,500 years ago, we may be one step closer to understanding the taste, and the cooking techniques, of ancient Egypt. slideInModal('Down'); They even had yeast breads. Well, there goes another myth. Thanks for the information. var cookieNames = ['recentlyShown', 'signedUp', 'closedSignupBar','signup_cookie']; We serve both the homebrewing and craft brewing communities, providing rare and previously unavailable strains of yeast and bacteria and helping brewers across the US create new sensory experiences for beer lovers. According to legend, Osiris taught ancient Egyptians the art of brewing beer, but the brewing of beer was traditionally, though not exclusively, a female activity through which women could earn a little extra money (or bartered goods) for themselves and their families. The ancient Egyptian yeasts being used to bake modern bread Mon, Aug. 19, 2019. Most ancient Egyptians did not want to drink water directly from the Nile. Most of the samples were sent off for laboratory analysis, but Mr Blackley kept one back. closeSignupBar(); script.crossorigin = "anonymous"; + '