Around the globe in 80 plates: Australia

Around the globe in 80 plates: Australia

The Lamington can be traced all the way back to around 1900, how and why it came to be is wrapped up in so many theories that there’s a whole book about it, The Lamington Enigma: A survey of the evidence, written by Maurice French, a professor of history at the University of Southern Queensland. [...]

Around the globe in 80 plates: Italy

Around the globe in 80 plates: Italy

How it then became spaghetti alla puttanesca furthers this dishes mystery. As the word puttana means whore in Italian, many believe it came from the brothels and the woman that “worked the night shift" during World War II, being that it was a quick and easy dish to put together between “obligations”. However, others believe [...]