Who invented mac and cheese is the question that a lot of people want to know the answer. Today, who doesn’t love mac and cheese? The delicate and warm macaroni combined with soft cheesy cream and little crunchy texture on top will surely give you a heavenly meal. Many people must be curious who invented this kind of delicious dish. Well, there is no clear answer right until today but as one of the most favorite dishes all across the USA, the origin of mac and cheese is worth to find out. Below is some of the information about who invented mac and cheese.
Macaroni is a kind of pasta and pasta comes from Italy. So, the Italians are often considered as the answer of who invented mac and cheese. However, is it true? Many people believe that there is no way that Italians invented this dish. Italians are very traditional and they are already proud of their authentic dishes such as spaghetti with Bolognese sauce or fettuccine with pesto sauce and fresh basil. So, many people don’t think that they were the creator of this dish.
There was a rumor that when Thomas Jefferson was visiting Italy, he fell in love with pasta dish and brought a pasta maker back to USA. At home, Jefferson with his daughter tried to make a pasta dish but they simply gave parmesan cheese as the toping. It is believed as the origin of this delicious dish. However, was it Jefferson who invented mac and cheese? There is no official prove of that, though.
Nowadays, when we think about who invented mac and cheese? We probably think off Kraft. Yes, this company has sold millions boxes of instant mac and cheese all around the world but are they the inventor? The world still has no idea about it.