4,500 year-old Egyptian yeast used to bake delicious bread

Physicist and video game designer Seamus Blackley has this week tweeted he has baked bread using yeast recovered from a €4000 old Egyptian pot and it tasted delicious. Spores of yeast were extracted from the ancient Egyptian pottery straight to the finished loaf. With the guidance of microbiologist Richard Bowman of the University of Iowa […]

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