POTATO CHIPS ARE AMERICA'S FAVORITE SNACK FOOD. THEY ARE DEVOURED AT A RATE OF 1.2 BILLION POUNDS A YEAR.
PER CAPITA, THE IRISH EAT MORE CHOCOLATE THAN AMERICANS, SWEDES, DANES, FRENCH & ITALIANS.
NABISCO'S OREO'S ARE THE WORLD'S BEST... Read more
Richard Cadbury produced the 1st box of chocolates for Valentine's Day in the late 1800's.
More than 35 million heart shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.
Casanova, well known as "The World's Greatest Lover" ate ... Read more
Pop corn pops because water is stored in a small circle of soft starch in each kernel. As it heats the droplet of moisture turns to steam & it builds pressure until the kernel explodes to many times it's origianl volume.
Americans consume 17.... Read more
My mother always had these in the house so I'm quite familiar with them.
We enjoyed them with butter or peanut butter, jam etc.
They were made with flour & water & sometimes salt & by some countries some fat was added. They had many names... Read more
(China) Made from the nest of a particular kind of cave/cliff swallow. The swallow secretes a substance from a gland (similar to a salivary gland) as an adhesive to bind twigs & leaves & such together to make the nest.... Read more
Goulash, a beef soup, originated in Hungary in the 9th century AD. It is made like a soup or stew with meat, vegetables & noodles & seasoned with paprika & other spices. Originating within the historical Hungarian ethnic area. It is one of th... Read more
Haggis, the national dish of Scotland take the heart, liver, lungs & small intestine of a calf of sheep, boil them in the stomach of the animal, season with salt, pepper & onions, add suet & oatmeal. Enjoy!... Read more
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During the 20's, UK & US women were confronted with a new weight loss solution, which came in form of sanitzed jars of tapeworms. Advertised specifically as a dieting aid, th... Read more
Buche de Noel is a French term, which means Christmas log cake, and this refers to the traditional yuletide log burned during the season. Bringing luck to the household. Ashes from yule log were sometimes saved until the following year.
In s... Read more
A rich cake containing nuts, dried or candied fruits & spices.
A staple of the holidays. It's called cake but it's so chock full of nuts & fruits it resembles a candy bar/cookie.
In ancient times fruitcake was made with raisins, pomegranate... Read more