Have an appetite for Langue-de-chat or cat’s tongue?
Ever wonder why toad-in-the-hole is so named when there are no toads or holes involved?
Welcome to the Food Timeline! This site is the work of Lynne Olver, “(a) reference librarian with a passion for food history.” Olver crams her site with amazing, interesting and unusual information.
The section of this site that I like best? Decade foods (USA: 1900s-1980s) describes popular 20th century American foods. Learn what the Victorians ate in the early 1900s or reminisce over the foods of your childhood.