Who brought fish and chips to England?
Fried fish was likely brought to the UK by Spanish and Portuguese refugees during the 16th century. At the time, Jews were facing religious persecution across Portugal and Spain and many resettled here in the UK, bringing their culinary delicacies with them.
Did New Zealand invent fish and chips?
Fish and chips have long been a popular takeaway meal in New Zealand. Food historians have not been able to pinpoint exactly when the meal became an established part of New Zealand cuisine but all recognise it came to New Zealand with British settlers in the 19th century.
Who invented fish and chips Italian?
Italy has laid claim to inventing fish and chips – suggesting Venetian immigrants brought it to British shores. Civic chiefs in Rome have added the traditional deep fried meal, long considered a British creation, to school menus as part of moves to reflect the culinary heritage of other European nations.