Get those hampers out!
The perfect excuse to get together and eat!
Odd yet interesting picnic trivia:
- Ole Evinrude had the idea for the outboard motor while rowing a boat to a picnic.
- Italy’s favourite picnic day is Easter Monday. It is called “Angel’s Monday” or Pasquetta (“Little Easter”).
- After an ant has visited your picinc, it lays down a scent as it returns to the nest for the other ants to follow!
- In the year 2000, a 600-mile-long picnic took place in France to celebrate the first Bastille Day of the new millennium.
- The first table designed specifically for picnics (in a style similar to what we know today) appeared in the late 1800s.
Today’s Food History
- 1865 R.I.P. Edmund Ruffin. He was a pioneer in the study of soil chemistry in the U.S.
- 1892 Macadamia nuts were first planted in Hawaii.
- 1897 R.I.P. Juliet Corson. Librarian, cookery teacher and…
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