Episode 001: The Hawaiian Controversy
In the show’s pilot episode Angel and Mik explore the controversy brought upon by one pizza: the Hawaiian pizza. Join us as we explore the origins, pros, and cons of all things Hawaiian pizza. Is Hawaiian pizza really from Hawaii? Can science shed light into the debate? Why does Angel love Hawaiian pizza so much?
00:00 Opening Song
00:43 Angel gets personal about pineapples
04:59 Show introduction
06:06 History of pineapples
17:15 Pineapple facts
25:36 Pineapple science
31:58 History of the Hawaiian pizza
42:16 The controversy of Hawaiian pizza
50:30 What’s on your palette?
Resources from today’s episode:
“Blame Canada for Pineapple on Pizza” by Merideth Bethune
“Canadian Sam Panopoulos created the Hawaiian pizza” by Tom Hawthorn
“Do Hawaiians Eat Hawaiian Pizza? Plus, a Little History” by Sarah DiGregorio
“Everything You Want to Know About Pineapples” By Peggy Trowbridge Filippone
“Gordon Ramsay Just Shut Down The Pineapple Pizza Debate” by Clara Herre ria
“I'm Enraged By Peeps On Pizza And You Should Be Too” by Jenna Amatulli
“Pineapple Pulling Is the Internet’s Newest Viral Fixation” by Greg Morabito
“Pizza” by YouGov
“Science Says Pineapple and Savoury Food Works” by Hayley Morgan
“Sotirios (Sam) Panopoulos” by Logan Evans Funeral Home
“These Are The Most Popular Pizza Toppings In The U.S.” by Caroline Bologna
“The History of Hawaiian Pizza” by Devon Scoble
“The Internet's Debate Over Pineapple on Pizza Is Heating Up” by Raisa Bruner
“The Man Who Invented Hawaiian Pizza Has Died” by Mahita Gajanan
“The Top 10 Most Popular Pizza Toppings” by LIFE
“You can get Disneyland's famous Dole Whip in Vancouver and WE'RE FREAKING OUT” by DH Vancouver Staff
About the show
Welcome to Smörgåsbord! A show where we explore the rituals, myths and all things strange about the world of food. Join the neverending silliness of hosts Angel and Mik as they discover strange rituals like bread and wine turning to the body and blood of a God, or holding carp as pets in bathtubs during Christmas.
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