These Foods Were Invented In A Totally Different Place Than You'd Think

Can you guess the origin of French Fries, Danish pastries, and more?

Martin Kaff
Created by Martin Kaff
On Jun 7, 2021

We've all been to a Chinese restaurant or a Mexican restaurant in the US at some point and wondered "is this authentic, or is this an American invention?" Many foods that we traditionally think of as "from" a stereotypical country or place actually have surprising origins.

In any case, we thought it might be time to settle some of these questions once and for all. So, can you guess where these foods are really from?

Where were these iconic foods invented?

1 / 10

Croissants

2 / 10

Fortune Cookies

3 / 10

Pasta/Noodles

4 / 10

French Fries

5 / 10

Cheesecake

6 / 10

Danish

7 / 10

Kiwi

8 / 10

Caesar Salad

9 / 10

Marshmallows

10 / 10

Corned Beef

10
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