1112. Stone Age mealtime conversation

Adzehead: My word, Wildhoneysuckle, this boiled food is absolutely delicious.

Wildhoneysuckle: It’s beaver tail boiled in fresh spring water with a touch of cress and a pinch of salt.

Adzehead: And this dish here… scrumptious. What is it?

Wildhoneysuckle: It’s mammoth heart stuffed with seasonal juniper berries, and slow roasted in an iron pan, which is the latest technology.

Adzehead: And this here is the best of all. What is it?

Wildhoneysuckle: You should know! We have it regularly.

Adzehead: Yes of course. I don’t know how those Neanderthals eat such crappy food yet taste so good.

9 thoughts on “1112. Stone Age mealtime conversation

  1. noelleg44

    Neanderthals were much more muscular than Homo sapiens – should have yielded a lot of meat. But I don’t think they gotten eaten – they intermarried! I have 4%Neanderthal DNA!

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    1. Bruce Goodman Post author

      They were! As she so wisely said: the iron pans were the latest technology. Clearly we are witnessing the moment our ancestors stepped from the stone to the iron age!

      Reply

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