History Of Food Dishes & Recipes


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Ever wonder where, when and how certain food dishes and recipes were discovered? How did some foods and spices affect a country's food culture? Below we hope you will find some answers with a brief history of foods around the world and great recipes that were passed on through generations.

History Of California Sushi Rolls
The California roll recipe quickly is now among the most famous forms of sushi in the United States, and it can now be seen on restaurant tables all over the globe...

Popcorn Chicken History
What is popcorn chicken? Who invented it? A Brief history on one of America's beloved fast food dishes.

What Is Puttanesca Sauce?
Brief history of the Italian classic dish "spaghetti all Puttanesca". Earliest mentions of Puttanesca occur in some culinary literatures, cookbooks and gastronomical articles..

What Is Panna Cotta?
History and origins of a popular Italian dessert.. Served all across the world in hotels and restaurants.

History Of Ravioli & Origins
It’s been centuries now that Ravioli has been present at almost all major Italian restaurants and on every home’s cookbook...

Meatloaf History & Origins
The roots of meatloaf dishes date back to the early fifth century! Way before American region was discovered...

History Of Pizza & Origins
Pizza is, without a doubt, the world’s most beloved fast food in the world, no matter where you go. From schools and homes to corners and streets..

Zeppole History (Italian Pastry)
The Feast of Saint Joseph that occurs on March 19, marks the best time for zeppole. In this article we’ll discover more about its history and origins...

Amatriciana Sauce History & Origins
Pasta all'amatriciana, also called matriciana, is a meal popular in Roman restaurants and inns, but it originated in the town of Amatrice, in the central Italian..

History Of Jamaican Patties & Origins
A lot of food historians and culinary experts consider the Jamaican Pattie to be a derived form of the Cornish pasty. Circulating between routes like East Africa..

History Of Churros
Origins and modern variations of churros treats and desserts.

History Of Ice Cream
Five interesting facts about ice cream..  Did you know Americans eat a whopping four gallons of fresh ice cream per person each year on average...

Onion Rings History & Origins
Onion rings are one of the most famous evening snacks and fast food dishes in the U.S., Canada & Australia...

Who invented fried chicken? Americans weren't the first one to stick a chicken in a deep frying pan, of course. Europeans have a great history...

Brief History Of Mac & Cheese Dish
The Experienced English Housekeeper, a 1770-book from Elizabeth Raffald contains the first written recipe for modern-day macaroni and cheese...

Cheesecake Origins & History 
Cheesecakes are one of the best things in the world, aren’t they? Even reading its name in our article will probably leave you craving for it!...

Brief History Of Greek Moussaka
Moussaka is considered as one of the most enjoyable Greek dishes. It’s a well baked casserole served with ground lamb meat and sliced eggplant...

From its humble origins as a northern Italian staple for the peasants, Polenta has come a long way to become the fine-dining themed comfort food of today...

You must have heard the expression, “as American as an apple pie,” at some point in life, haven’t you? This saying has been around for decades...

The chocolate covered strawberry recipe in the video above is pretty much straight forward and easy.. Just make sure you melt the chocolate by double boiling it...

In today’s world, shawarma is a staple street cuisine in Asia and the Middle East. Traditionally served as a chicken sandwich, Shawarma has also grown to become..

Shortbread, a Scottish traditional biscuit, is a medieval delicacy that is prepared using white sugar, butter and plain wheat flour...

Tempura is one of the most popular Japanese fried food made from fish and fresh food ingredients like prawn, whitefish, and pumpkin...

The origin of delicious donuts is heavily debated throughout the world. There are varieties of donuts eaten all over the world and its fried dough...

Take a handful of chickpeas, soak them for about 12 hours, & grind them down. Mix everything up with fresh parsley, some scallions, and a bit of garlic...

Beef Bourguignon (Boeuf Bourguignon in French) is a world-wide favorite dish. Traditionally, the dish takes two days to prepare...

Apple strudel is a traditional Viennese and German strudel that is also a popular pastry in different countries like Austria, Bavaria, Northern Italy..

Soft, salty, & downright yummy, pretzels cuisine is a well-known snack in the whole of the United States, considered as a standard at movie theaters..

This traditional egg custard dessert usually consists of egg yolks, cream, bit of sugar, & vanilla, with a hard, toffee crust. This tasty combination..

McDonald's Chicken McNuggets have now grown into such a vital fast-food staple that you would think nuggets have been around forever..

The egg and spring roll as many know it today is a famous appetizer served in almost all Asian restaurants but more recently spring and egg rolls..

Among the most imitated food and cuisine in the world, Sicilian arancini rice balls are one of the masterpieces that the regional food..

In Italy the original traditional Bolognese sauce was and still today usually done with a flat spaghetti called tagliatelle, we call it "Tagliatelle Ragu alla Bolognese"..

Tiramisu is one of the most loved and well-known Italian desserts eaten with a spoon. It is the fifth most acknowledged Italian word amongst all Europeans..

Whether you are a newbie to Italian food and cuisine or a longtime Italian food fan, you’re likely aware that the famous lasagna is a traditional favorite cuisine...

The original Russian beef "stroganov" is actually made from the thinly sliced beef, usually taken from a tender cut of meat like fillet..

Red Velvet cakes had been made since the 18th century. Cooking recipes called for the use of cocoa to soften the flour and make finer texture velvet cakes...

For many people around the world, omelets have actually become a staple in their morning breakfast. They’re not only filled with delicious food..

Do you know where some of your favorite, delicious and classic cake recipes come from? It is tough to pin down the backgrounds...

To trace the actual history of pesto sauce, you have to go back to the 12th & 13th centuries, when the old Genoan republic stretched south..

Aloo Paratha is a flatbread that is basically originated from the Indian Subcontinent. They are supposed to be the most preferred and joyful...

The famous chocolate dessert "Brigadeiro" is named after the Brazilian politician, a confectioner from Rio De Janeiro, Heloisa Nabuco De Oliveira..

Before the Europeans arrived, there was a tribe called Taino that inhabited Cuba. There are some myths about the first Cuban sandwich that was made...

Coxinha De Frango originated in Sao Paulo Brazil and is now embedded in their food culture. Several centuries ago they were being served in bakeries...

McDonald's fries are arguably the best and quality fast food item ever invented. With their perfectly fried crisp exterior, soft, and pillowy interior...

Till today, we do not know when the rice we eat was first discovered & domesticated, & perhaps this is the reason we will never come to know...

In terms of famous culinary literature, Spaghetti Carbonara has a very recent food history. No cooking manual older than 50 years give reference to spaghetti carbonara recipe..

There is a fine food and cuisine culture in Turkey, going back to the hundreds of years to the royal Turkish kitchens....

Pasta Recipe Traditions (Brief History)
While it was thought that the great Marco Polo returned from China in 1295 with pasta, there are Italian recipe books from twenty years earlier..

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