The world’s first cookbooks4 min read . Updated: 09 Apr 2016, 02:07 AM IST
A fourth century AD collection of recipes from Rome, a book by king Richard II's chefs and more
The oldest sequenced recipe ever found was on the walls of the ancient Egyptian tomb of Senet. Back in 19th century BC, it taught the people how to make flatbreads. The second oldest (14th century BC) described the making of Sumerian beer, locally referred to as “liquid bread". It was captured on clay tablets as part of a hymn to a goddess named Ninkasi, dedicated to beer.
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