Earliest evidence of the cooking and eating of starch

May 17, 2019 Off By readly




New discoveries made at the Klasies River Cave in South Africa’s southern Cape, where charred food remains from hearths were found, provide the first archaeological evidence that anatomically modern humans were roasting and eating plant starches, such as those from tubers and rhizomes, as early as 120,000 years ago.

Source of this (above) article: https://phys.org/news/2019-05-earliest-evidence-cooking-starch.html