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Researchers Test 2,400-Year-Old Leather and Realize It’s Made of Human Skin

Scythians in modern-day Ukraine made leather out of human skin, a team of researchers has determined, likely as a macabre trophy item. The discovery affirms a claim by the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote extensively on the Scythian way of life.With AI Advertising, Nothing is Real | AI UnlockedIn their work, the researchers use paleoproteomics to establish the sources of leather found on 14 different Scythian sites in southern Ukraine. The manifold sources—sheep, goat, cattle, horse, and yes, human—suggest…

Cook this: Beef baguette — ‘an African street food invention’ — from Saka Saka

Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Eating & Drinking Culture Books For chef Anto Cocagne, beef baguette is a taste of childhood Beef baguette from Saka Saka. Photo by Aline Princet Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Our cookbook of the week is Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara by Anto Cocagne and Aline Princet.…

Cook this: Peanut-crusted chicken — Chef Anto’s version of mafé — from Saka Saka

Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Eating & Drinking Culture Books Anto Cocagne's nod to a West African classic Peanut-crusted chicken — Chef Anto's version of mafé — from Saka Saka. Photo by Aline Princet Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Our cookbook of the week is Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara by Anto…

Cook this: Papaya gazpacho from Saka Saka

Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Eating & Drinking Culture Books Chef Anto Cocagne swaps tomatoes for papaya in this refreshing soup Papaya gazpacho from Saka Saka. Photo by Aline Princet Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Our cookbook of the week is Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara by Anto Cocagne and Aline…