In an age of interconnectedness it's been a pleasure to trace the routes our food has traveled over time. Many of our assumptions about certain regional cuisines or favorite products are quickly upended when you start digging into international history. Here are my maps, curated for you to explore. Happy learning!
Though I have ALWAYS disliked cranberry sauce from a can, I’m beginning to love the tart accompaniment of a nice cranberry gastrique alongside my Thanksgiving turkey. Of course, I always say “the more you know the better it tastes,” and that adage has CERTAINLY played a part in my newfound cranberry love.
Ever wonder where America's favorite condiment comes from? Poke around the globe to see how we got ketchup in its current form! Trust me, it didn't always start out bright red and tomatoey...