In colonial America, casserole dishes similar to today's mac and cheese were served at New England church suppers, where they probably originated from. Mar 7, The story of how macaroni and cheese became the American classic it is today. Macaroni and cheese—also called mac and cheese in American, Canadian, and macaroni pie in Caribbean English; and macaroni cheese in the United Kingdom —is a dish of English origin, consisting of cooked macaroni pasta and a cheese sauce. "Macaroni" - A Recipe From 1784 Mar 7, The story of how macaroni and cheese became the American classic it is today. Jan 31, Americans especially love to claim macaroni cheese as their own, but a trail of clues points to the Swiss Alps. Jul 14, Macaroni and cheese is one of those dishes — beloved by all Americans — that transcends geographical location or history. We eat it from sea.