Everyone has their own favorite foods to choose from, but how many of our beloved foods do we know the history of? Who has sat down with their burger at a fast food chain and asked themselves ‘Where did the idea of burgers come from?’ Probably nobody, as their mouth would be full of burger before the thought would even occur to them. Some of the foods we eat day-in, day-out, however, can have surprisingly long histories behind them.
In this list, we’ll be exploring the origin stories behind ten commonplace foods from around the world. Try not to get too hungry.