Italian Cheesemakers Embed Trackers to Parmigiano Reggiano to Fight Cheese Fraud

People will create counterfeit versions of absolutely everything to scam unsuspecting consumers. Even cheese. You no doubt know Parmigiano Reggiano, also called parmesan. Or so you’d think, but what if we told you that you actually may never have had real parmesan? In the EU, both the names Parmigiano Reggiano and parmesan are strictly controlled. …

U.S. Army Returns Birthday Cake Stolen from Italian Girl During WWII 77 Years Ago

In any war, you will, unfortunately, see brutality from all sides. But stealing a little girl’s birthday cake? That’s just too much. Yet it’s exactly what U.S. soldiers did in Italy in 1945. While fighting German troops in the village of San Pietro, unknown American soldiers came across a cake left on a farmhouse’s windowsill. …

8 Bizarre British Sandwiches That People Eat (For Some Reason)

Who doesn’t like a good sandwich? The British, apparently, considering the abominations they insist on consuming. Now, we’re well aware that dunking on British food is a tired gag. And we’re sure we’ve all made some questionable sandwiches when the fridge was looking particularly empty. But some bizarre English mad-scientist sandwich experiments go well beyond …