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By Megan Johnson McCullough
Special to Village News 

Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks – french fries history 101

 

Last updated 12/16/2020 at 4:29pm

women eating french fries at a gym

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Having just a few french fries is no easy task.

Oh, those delightful golden strips of salty goodness. french fries are the favorite side order... no doubt. Fries may not be the best choice on our fitness journey and they qualify as a "sometimes" food. So hey, let's take a look at where these potato yummies came from.

The general theory is that either the French or Belgians invented the french fry; however, the potato was first introduced to Europe from the Spanish. The idea of frying potatoes came from Belgium where they liked to fry fish. So essentially, the Spanish brought the potatoes, but the Belgians introduced how to prepare them....



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