https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waffle

A waffle is a dish made from leavened batter or dough that is cooked between two plates that are patterned to give a characteristic size, shape, and surface impression. There are many variations based on the type of waffle iron and recipe used. Waffles are eaten throughout the world, particularly in Belgium, which has ..... Flemish waffles, or Gaufres à la Flamande, are a specialty of northern France ...

https://www.thenibble.com/reviews/main/cereals/waffle-history.asp

Yet the Belgian waffle culture probably originated in the Mediterranean, as a primitive flat cake cooked on a hot rock in a campfire. Let's take a look at its ...

https://garrysgrill.com/history-of-waffles/

Nov 7, 2016 ... 1789 – Thomas Jefferson returns to the U.S. from France with many French recipes. In addition, he came back with a long-handled waffle iron ...

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/belgian-waffles-history_n_6535434

Feb 2, 2015 ... Ask a random person on the street where Belgium is, and chances are they cannot tell you that it is a country in Europe nestled between France ...

https://www.etymonline.com/word/waffle

Meaning: "kind of batter-cake, baked crisp in irons and served hot," 1744, from Dutch wafel "waffle," from Middle Dutch or Middle Low… See more definitions.

https://www.quora.com/How-were-waffles-invented-and-who-created-them

The modern waffle has its origins in the wafers-very light thin crisp cakes, baked between wafer-irons-of the Middle Ages. Wafer irons consisted ...

https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/205119/the-origins-and-usages-of-waffle

Word Origin C19: of unknown origin ... Origin of WAFFLE frequentative of obsolete woff to yelp, of imitative origin First Known Use: 1868 ...

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/waffle

An even earlier borrowing of Old French walfre is the origin of French gaufre and ... The verb sense "to smash" derives from the manner in which waffle-batter is ...

https://www.gounesco.com/the-history-of-the-belgian-waffle/

Nov 7, 2015 ... Take for instance, the Belgian waffle. Its evolution is something that is fascinating to track, since so many improvisations have been made to the ...

https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/waffle

The verb waffle seems to have its origins in the 1690s as the word waff, "to yelp," possibly in imitation of the yelping of dogs. The word soon came to mean "to ...