Category: food

Want Tender Turkey? The Secret Solution

“Tough, tasteless and dry.” Three words you don’t want to hear your family and guests use to describe the turkey at the […]

02/09/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,

Tomato is world’s most popular fruit

The tomato is the world’s most popular fruit. And yes, just like the brinjal and the pumpkin, botanically speaking it is a […]

02/08/2010. Category: food. Tags: , ,

Facts about coffee and caffeine

An espresso has less caffeine than a cup of coffee A cup of drip brewed coffee has about 115 milligrams of caffeine, […]

02/07/2010. Category: food. Tags: , ,

Why is it called a hamburger although it contains no ham?

During a trip to Asia in the early 1800s, a German merchant – it is said – noticed that the nomadic Tartars […]

02/07/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,

First person to order a take-out pizza

The earliest known pizza dates from about 200 BC. For centuries Greeks and Italians used flat round bread with toppings on it. […]

02/07/2010. Category: food. Tags:

Interesting egg facts

Can’t remember if an egg is fresh or hard boiled? Just spin the egg. If it wobbles, it’s raw. If it spins […]

02/07/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,

History of chocolate

The Olmecs, the oldest known civilization of the Americas, were the first users of cacao. Cacao is, of course, used for making […]

02/07/2010. Category: food. Tags:

Beer brands, types, styles and brewing

Worldwide, 20,000 brands of beer are brewed in 180 styles, from ales, lagers, pilsner and stouts to bitters, cream ales and iced […]

02/06/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,

History of tea

Tea perhaps was first referred to in the Epic of Gilgamesh, written at around 3000 BC but clay fragments of which was […]

02/06/2010. Category: food. Tags:

Proper table settings

What goes where on the table and which glasses go with what drinks Real easy to remember, the etiquette experts tell us. […]

02/01/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,

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