We know you’ve been counting down to it. We sure have. After all, it makes Christmas, Easter and NYE pale into insignificance. It can only be… National Nachos Day. No, really, it's true. And we’re fully on board *wipes guacamole from chin*.
Thanks to our food-loving friends across the pond, this sour-cream-covered extravaganza is just one of ever-more-unlikely National Days that could soon be heading our way from the US. To be honest, we’ve only just come down off the sugar high from National Candy Day on Monday, and we’re not sure we can go back there for National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day tomorrow. These people are hardcore.
Of course, when it comes to foodie days, moderation is key *tries to extract melted Monterey Jack from keyboard*. So we’ve put together a calendar of our favourite US-inspired food day from each month, to keep you from such faux pas as eating spaghetti when it is in fact Tortellini Day. For shame.
15th: Pizza With Everything Day. Don’t you just love that pizza is now a side-dish?
1st: Eat A Red Apple Day. Pff, you can keep your Granny Smiths, thanks very much.
5th: Whipped Cream Day. Put it on everything. Even your cornflakes.
13th: Tortellini Day. Because pasta is better when it has stuff in it.
17th Corned Beef & Cabbage Day. Look, we didn’t make up the rules, OK?
15th: Glazed Spiral Ham Day. We don’t know what this is but, by god, do we want to.
25th: Wine Day. We like to celebrate this one every day…
11th: Corn On The Cob Day. Toothpicks ahoy!
15th: Gummy Worm Day. Don’t you dare darken our doorstep with a gummy bear. Or even a fizzy cherry. Got it?
Eat Dessert First Month. A whole month in which gateau is an acceptable canape. Thank you, America.
22nd: White Chocolate Day. The Milkybars are on us!
9th: Mouldy Cheese Day. OK, Americans, stop. You are clearly now taking the…