The origins of haggis are as mysterious as the Loch Ness Monster.
The Portuguese national dish with a global past of ingenuity and exploitation.
A dish which arrived with the Gold Rush, spread with the railway and endured prohibition was Chinese by origin, but claimed by America.
A celebrated dish of the Ottoman Empire that spread far and wide.
A Native American method of tenderising meat goes global.
The first picnics were a favourite pastime of the aristocracy, and purely indoor affairs. In the 19th century, the emergent middle classes moved lunch outdoors.
While finding its origins in royal Aztec feasts, the everyday Tex-Mex enchilada is more a product of colonialism and prejudice than authentic heritage.
Travelling the world with the diaspora, jerk is an artefact of Jamaica’s troubled colonial history and a powerful testament to the island’s centuries-long quest for freedom.
The evolution of an English Easter delicacy associated with mothers and Tudor pretenders.
The Japanese dish of humble origins that conquered the world.