Recently I wrote a blog about the Original Brownie, claimed to have been invented at the Palmer Hotel in Chicago. Having pioneered Brownies as gifts here in Australia, we were loving the idea of a woman behind the original brownie and equally loving that a woman was directing events at the Columbian Exposition in the late 1800’s. So we set out to explore a little … Continue reading Society and Brownie Queen
Here at Dello Mano we’d like to think that everyone is striving for “brownie points” – we certainly are! A client came into our store the other day and asked abut the term and it got us thinking. For most of us, the term brownie refers to delicious squares of chocolate heaven but when followed by ‘points’, it implies something totally different. We use the … Continue reading Where did the term “brownie points” come from?