Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Origins — Chicken and Waffles: the Birth of a Controversy

There are few dishes in the world as recognisable as Fried Chicken, with KFC generating approximately $2.49 billion in 2019. A lesser known variant, at least outside the US anyway, is chicken and waffles.

Firstly, we in the rest of the world look at the dish with some suspicion, the kind of crazy combo that could only exist in the land of the free, but I have it on good authority that this dish is delicious. It’s easy to see why; crispy fried, lightly spiced fried chicken atop sweet waffles and slathered in maple syrup. What’s not…

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once