Origin Story
  • The first ice cream was more of a slush than a paste-like flavoured cream, says the head of Italy’s Gelato Museum in Bologna
  • The turning point came during the Renaissance, when such frozen drinks became the modern, paste-like gelato we are familiar with today

Fried, baked, boiled or braised, pork-based Spam was first a hit in the US during the Great Depression and then in Asia after World War II. Now some chefs are incorporating it in upmarket dishes.

French luxury goods brand has reinvented the pump – now made from a single piece of fabric – for creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri’s fall 2019 collection