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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 30

7th Aug 2020 - 05:00
This week the Fun Friday Food Facts are themed around six European countries.
  • Wales: Residents in Bala hold the world record for the largest Welsh cake. It was 1.5 m wide, weighed over 20Kg and it was cut into nearly 200 pieces.
  • Italy: The average Italian person eats 51 pounds of pasta every year, which is roughly the same as your check-in baggage allowance.
  • Denmark: Fine Danish restaurants had 35 Michelin stars in 2019, more than any other Nordic country. Geranium in Copenhagen tops the Danish list with three Michelin stars.
  • Belgium: Exports more than 60% of its beer production.  
  • Netherlands: The largest waffle was created in Gouda (Netherlands) weighing 50 Kg in June 2013.
  • Austria: In Austria suckling pig is served on New Year’s Day for good luck.
Written by
Edward Waddell