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The Fantastic History Of Food

17 EpisodesProduced by Nick Charlie KeyWebsite

Stories of the fun, bizarre and often ridiculous history of food. Packed with interesting tales like ‘The Man Who Ate King Louis XIV’s Heart’ and ‘The German Coconut Cult’.Join me as we explore The Fantastic History of Food.Show your support by signing up on Patreon: Get Early… read more


16 - The Swedish King Who Tried To Kill A Prisoner With Coffee

Coffee was discovered in the 9th century in Ethiopia. From there it spread across the globe, making its way through Europe and at some point into Sweden. It was not as welcome there as in other parts of the world, especially not for King Gustav III. With no ethics board to hold him back, he embarked on a mad plan to prove once and for all that coffee was the root of all evil.

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