A fixture at get-togethers in Australia and New Zealand, and claimed by both, this humble sweet remains a cause of ongoing debate: who invented the Pavlova?
For 70 years, the US government maintained a National Raisin Reserve. It was only ended by Supreme Court intervention.
McDonald’s came to Australia in 1971. It was part of a large expansion for the company, and a transformational moment for local cuisine.
Where do Macadamia nuts originate? Two things I did not know about them; they are native to Australia, and most of the world’s population can be traced to a single Queensland tree.
Potato chips are one of civilisation’s great achievements. Their origin can be traced to an irascible, short-tempered chef in upstate New York.
We love hamburgers. America consumes 50 billion of them a year, and the rest of the developed world isn’t far behind. But who invented the first hamburger?