The perfect American burger by the experts
The hamburger is probably the most popular food in the world. You can find spicy burgers in India, kangaroo burgers in Australia and the Japanese munch on 'hambaagu'.
The hamburger is probably the most popular food in the world, and each country gives it their personal twist: spicy in India, kangaroo in Australia
America is considered the true home of the hamburger, but rissoles of chopped beef have been a staple of East European cuisines for centuries. These, it is believed, eventually found their way to Hamburg, and when a huge wave of German immigrants arrived in America in the 19th century, they brought their 'Hamburg-style beef' with them.
A early as 1834, a New York restaurant was offering Hamburg Steak on its menu, although the state of Wisconsin lays claim to the invention of the modern burger: in 1885, one young entrepreneur, Charles Nagreen, turned his homemade meatballs into sandwiches, which he then named hamburgers, and sold at county fairs.