Why the baked bean divides America and Britain | Curio

Why the baked bean divides America and Britain

7 mins | Sep 11, 2020

Exploring the world through the lens of a surprisingly controversial can. Baked beans originated in America, but have now undoubtedly become a staple of British culinary tradition. In this interesting piece from The Economist's 1843 magazine, Josie Delap traces the roots of this dish, as well as how the perception around it changes depending on what part of the world you are in.

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From 1843