The other night I had MTV Classic (the one where they actually play music) on and they were playing songs from the 90s. One of the songs that they played was Why Does it Always Rain Down on Me by Scottish band Travis. My favourite song by Travis is called Sing which features the band and friends at an elegant dinner party which then dissolves into a massive food fight, and thus a Weekend Cooking post was born!
When I was googling food fights to look for other examples, there were a number of worlds biggest food fight type links which lead to festivals around the world that involve throwing a variety of food stuffs around: a Battle of Oranges that is held in Ivrea in Italy each year: a meringue war in Vilanova, Spain: any number of tomato throwing festivals including La Tomatina which is held in Bunol, Spain each year; again in Spain, a wine throwing festival held in Haro and so many more (including more in Spain). I am not sure that I would necessarily like to participate in these fights from a getting clean afterwards perspective, but it would be fun! Has anyone ever participated in any of these types of festivals?
The other thing that searching for food fights lead me to was some famous food fights on film, which I thought I would share here. I think the first one is probably my favourite.
Every list I found included this clip from Animal House, but I don't think I had ever seen the whole film. Never really felt the need to.
And what would a food fight post be without a pie fight?
So, get your mash potato and cream pies ready. Food fight starts in 3....2....1.