Saturday, April 01, 2017

Food factoid of the day

The classic BBC film about the Spaghetti harvest.



yes, it's the classic BBC April fools joke

 Brian Sibley has more on the origin of the holiday.

The custom of setting aside a day for the playing of harmless pranks upon one's neighbor is universally recognised. Precursors of April Fools' Day include the Roman festival of Hilaria (celebrated on the venal equinox to honor Cybele), the Holi festival of India (also known as the Festival of Colours) and the Medieval Feast of Fools. 

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