Carrot Soup ~1819

Early 1800s Carrot Soup Recipe.

Take a close look at this recipe and you’ll notice a small, but important, detail. A detail which may seem minor, but underscores the scope of genetic engineering, selective breeding, and the industrial food complex in altering our mental image of a carrot.

CarrotSoupRecipe_1819

Source: American domestic cookery, formed on principles of economy, for the use of private families. 1819

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    1. Carrots were originally purple! That’s what you see today with the heirloom variety. According to Google, the orange ones were cultivated by the Dutch in the 1600s. Thanks for stopping by!

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