Instant Improver

Lunches from around the world

When searching for a deeper purpose in life, we're of the same mind as Orson Welles: "Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch."

We assume you're all fairly well acquainted with that marvellous hour-long slot in the middle of the day when sandwiches or a roast might occur - but did you know that it's current form finds its origins in a ladies' meal from the 18th century?

This infographic from the culinary obsessives at Chef Works provides heaps of interesting facts on our favourite part of the day, from worldly variants to historical origins. And now, we think we'll take ours early.

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(Via: Visual.ly)