Thursday, 7 July 2016

From Wafel Wafers To Belgian Breakfasts: A Brief History Of Waffles

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For longer than anyone can remember, waffles have been a sweet, toasty breakfast treat. Maybe you enjoy waffles the old-fashioned way, with butter and maple syrup, or perhaps you like them decked out with chocolate chips, whipped cream, strawberries, and other decadent toppings.

There's no doubt that the waffle is an amazing, versatile food. The history of the food's origins is more vague - Belgian, perhaps? Who toasted the first waffle? And how did it get that distinct grid design, anyway?

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