Luxury Meals That Were Once “Poor Man’s” Food

Try to think of all those foods that today we consider pure luxury: truffles, fine cuts of meat, lobsters, some liqueurs. Real delicacies, but also treats to be indulged in just a few specific occasions, a prize to be enjoyed with the utmost attention and to be sip with great wisdom. Well, try instead to think that much of what today is considered a gastronomic status symbol, was once considered barely edible, almost disgusting, often food for the poorest. Here are Luxury Meals That Were Once “Poor Man’s” Food. Lobster…

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