The year was 1957 and English tastes in food were less exotic – and yes we did believe this! #aprilfool
1st April 2014
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Can you imagine a time when pasta was not part of the English menu?

No spag bol to fill us – no spaghetti in tomato sauce to tempt us – and certainly no spaghetti hoops. 

In 1957 the majority of the country had no idea what pasta was – other than it was ‘foreign’.

So this news from Panorama about a bumper Spaghetti harvest had everyone fooled.

Watch the video



Catch the BBC accent!

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