Why is there a hole in the middle of a donut? Why is a sandwich called a sandwich? Why are there thirteen in a ‘baker’s dozen’?

Foodlore is a diary of my journey around the web to uncover the myths and legend behind the contents of our tables and takeaway menus.

Disclaimer: While pulled from seemingly reputable sources, not all information contained in this blog is necessarily true. They are, however, good stories.

Comments/emails with additional food stories are welcomed and encouraged.