The Humble Beginnings Behind Your Favorite Foods [Infographic]


You can thank the middle ages for your apple pie and a clever man named Eddy Lainesse for inventing melty poutine. The history behind popular foods provide another layer of depth to these dishes, giving you something to, ahem, chew on the next time you’re munching greasy pizza.


For those of you who ponder the origins of your average burger and for those of you who don’t, but love collecting random trivia in the case of an unexpected invite to Jeopardy… the infographic below breaks down where foods like ice cream, sushi, etc. came from, how they gained popularity and other tasty details.


Picthx the culture-ist

By Charisma Madarang

Charisma has an undying love for gritty literature and drinks coffee like water. She also hails from Toronto, Canada and is a die-hard Maple Leafs fan, sigh.

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