Food origins: what most people get wrong
From cool sweets to the croissant, these foods aren't from where you might think
The world around us is vast, diverse, and old. Over the centuries, wars have been fought, invasions have been carried out, and hunger has forced people from their lands. Through it all, the movement of people around the globe carried cultural exchanges that included ingredients, cuisines, and traditions. This means that many of the foods we know and love have gone through centuries of change and experienced countless influences. So, many of the foods you associate with a particular country may actually have hailed from a completely different place.
Browse the gallery and discover the origin of popular dishes from around the world.
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