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Do You Know Your Turkey
Turkey, the proud, plump bird, occupies the center stage every Thanksgiving. Yet we tend to ignore this native bird of America and hardly touch it or think about it for the rest of the year. However, it is better late than never! Check out your... -
Sriracha Sauce’s Little-known History
You may have had it multiple times in Asian and non-Asian restaurants, or while eating at a friend’s place but how much do you know about the hottest sauce currently doing the rounds on American dining tables? Not much, we are afraid. Made by Huy Fong... -
7 Things To Know About Bratwurst
You may grill it, fry it, cook it in broth or beer – whichever way you eat a Bratwurst, it evokes strong feelings and is, more often than not, a topic of serious debate. So what makes this sausage – a unique amalgamation of veal, pork or beef – such an... -
Curious Cereal Facts
Cereal, the ‘must have’ crunchy treat at breakfast every day , is too mundane to deserve a second thought. Yet do you really know them intimately? Think again! Check out the highly interesting cereal facts below before you start nodding your... -
Dangerously Sweet !!
Fancy restaurant equals fancy dessert equals fancy prices. Paying a bill of $30,000 and above for a single serving of dessert is bound to leave a bitter taste for a long time to come!!... -
What's In A Name We Call A Sandwich?
The very first memories of childhood for some are bread sandwiches with popular spreads like jams, jellies and mustard. In America its peanut butter and jelly sandwiches popularly known as PBSJ, for people living in... -
To Spam Or Not To Spam That Is The Question!
Ever wondered where the word “ Spam Mail ” came from? From a popular Monty Python sketch which showed the world in a comical way how the mystery meat called spam is unavoidable and inescapable.
Coke Vs Pepsi: The Infographic
&amp;lt;/p&amp;gt; &amp;lt;p&amp;gt;Your browser does not support iframes.&amp;lt;/p&amp;gt; &amp;lt;p&amp;gt; This interactive infographic compares soft drink giants Coke and Pepsi. Which one... -
Necessity The Mother Of Food Innovations During War
When fighting broke out between Chinese and Japanese troops in the summer of 1937, it had a very different type of fallout. As Shanghai turned into a refugee camp, authorities were perplexed as to how to feed and care for the refugees, especially the... -
Nutraslim Acai tea is made from the dried leaves of Camellia sinensis. It may interest you to know that Green tea, black tea, and oolong tea are all derived from the same plant. Nutraslim Acai tea is a source of caffeine, a methylxanthine that stimulates... -
History Of Bento Box
Bento box is a craze among kids now! The word bento is derived from Japanese language meaning lunch box.
Bento box is not a new product as the origin of Bento took place somewhere in the fifth century. However, these boxes have come in fashion... -
Do You Know Why Lyon Is The Food Capital Of The World
France seems to be the Mecca of the gastronomes although a few may disagree. But did you really have any idea that Lyon is the food capital right now? Admittedly most of us do not have much an inkling when it comes to the charm and epicurean... -
The Most Ridiculous Foods Of The World
When it is time to list out the most ridiculous foods of the present time, the ones mentioned below would definitely earn all the laurels. Let us take a look at some of the most funny and ridiculous conjures of the current food... -
So You Thought Honey Is Vegan -well It Is Not
If you thought honey is vegan , then you are highly mistaken. Honey is not vegan at all. This may be a startling piece of information but it is true. It is until very recently that the vegan community has started following the statement... -
Professor Uses 45-million Year Old Yeast To Brew Beer
Believe it or not! Raul Cano, a California Polytechnic State University’s Professor Uses 45-Million Year Old Yeast To Brew Beer. Following his success, the biology professor is now hoping to grow it commercially.
45-million year old yeast used to... -
Bananas May Soon Get Extinct!
Did u hear the breaking news about Cavendish bananas?
Oh! Let me brief you then about these Cavendish bananas and the associated threat .
Banana we all know is one of the most popular fruits throughout the world. It is... -
Most Expensive Tuna In The World
Do you know about the most expensive fish in the world is? Believe it or not, not the sharks, neither the angelfish, the most expensive tuna just went under the hammer in Tokyo for $400,000! No there is no typo error. $ 400,000 for the... -
Cocoa Genome Study To Pave Way For Tasty Chocolate
If you are a chocoholic, you will love this piece of news --- Cocoa genome study to pave way for tasty chocolates.
Yes, it is is true that tasty chocolates are on their way. Let me tell you how.
The US chocolate firm Mars... -
Top Ten Chefs With A Fit Body
I know that most of us love to hear from celebrity chefs at the same time we also want to hear out the secrets of their fit body. I am hereby telling about those top ten chefs with a fit body.
Padma Lakshmi: Host of famous American Reality Show... -
World's Oldest Winery Found In Armenia
Archaeological dig leads to the discovery of World's Oldest Winery Found In Armenia. The dig uncovers almost 6000 years old wine making facility hidden in the ancient graves in the Armenian Mountains.
To verify the fact, the team which made... -
Lebanese Wine - Famous In The World But Not So At Home
Lebanese wine –famous in the world but not so at home! This is completely true and a matter of frustration for many Lebanese wine makers. Lebanese wine is renowned world wide and enjoys a huge demand everywhere, but unfortunately, Lebanese... -
Is This Burger Really Worth $ 5,000? - Read For Yourself
Forget the Big Mac. It isn’t as big as this. I mean with respect to what you will pay to eat this one there is nothing bigger than this yet. I am referring to the whopper of a burger called the ‘ Fleur Burge r’ which sells at an... -
Interesting Facts About Banana Fruit
Banana is one of the most popular fruits but do you know there are many interesting facts about bananas. No?
Know these interesting facts about bananas below-
Banana derives its name from Arabic word... -
Why Are Powdered Eggs Used In Old Age Homes
Powdered eggs make a good substitute for natural eggs. Do you know that most of the old age homes use powdered eggs?
In the old age homes, people are served hard boiled eggs and even scrambled eggs from alternative egg products. Though... -
Top 10 Foods You Can Wear Without Worry
Ever wondered to what extent food love could go? Tired of thinking, just read this article and find out Top 10 Foods You Can Wear Without Worry.
Chili Necklace: A charming necklace made of chilies and red pepper can make you really hot. You... -
2400 Year Old Pot Of Soup Discovered In China
2400 year old pot of soup discovered in China ?! Would you like to taste it? As most of the health experts would warn you to go against this soup, which is many years ahead of its sell-by date. This ancient soup was discovered sealed in a three-legged... -
Eu Says: There Is No Such Thing As Pure Chocolate
Does real and pure chocolate exist? This debate has caused several clashes between Italy and the European Union over chocolate labels in the past but in its latest verdict, the EU Says: There Is No Such Thing As Pure Chocolate!
Italian Law &... -
An 1800 Pound Pumpkin May Be The World's Biggest
An 1800 Pound Pumpkin May Be The World's Biggest or the world's biggest pumpkin ever grown – If "Peter the pumpkin eater" (the classic nursery rhyme ) had got wind of the news of what was in it for him for the future, then he would... -
Mexican Distillery Brings Out The Costliest Tequila Bottle
The Mexican distillery brings out the costliest Tequila bottle to market . You can own this tequila bottle by shelling out 3.5 million dollars. Now you may think what is so great about a mere tequila bottle? Well, you are not looking for a mere Tequila... -
5 Animal Parts You Are Unlikely To Cook But Should Learn
We all love to cook meat dishes but here are 5 animal parts you are unlikely to cook but should learn about. These parts are generally not considered to be suitable for eating – either due to their taste, problems in cooking or other food and religion... -
Canadian Ice Wine Commands More Money Than Champagne
According to the Wine Economist Journal “The Canadian ice wine commands more money than champagne ”. The data indicate that the ice wine commands second highest bottle price behind the Swiss wine.
Whenever people think of Canada... -
Pumpkin Pie Scent Turns Men On
“ Pumpkin pie scent turns men on ”- say Researchers.
This is good news for all those women who end up spending hard-earned dollars for finding the suitable perfume to attract men, now they only need to turn to their kitchens because a... -
Antarctic Beer Becomes The World's Costliest Beer
Antarctic beer becomes the world's costliest beer, auctioned at $800 a bottle. The most expensive beer of the world derives its name from Antarctica ice used for brewing. The Antarctica ice was carried by Sea Shepherd from a trip to the Antarctica... -
'the Largest Glass Of Wine Is From Lebanon'
Have you ever seen a wineglass that measures 2.4 meters high and 1.65 meters wide? No – how could you see it before since Lebanon booked its name under Guinness Book of World record for the largest glass of wine on October 29.
100 Bottles of Wine In... -
Largest Enchilada Of The World
Have you heard about the largest enchilada of the world ? A new record has been set in Mexico City beating all the previous attempts to make the largest enchilada of the world.
Mexicans made a new record by making the largest enchilada... -
Care For Some Placenta?
Hey, calling all new moms out there ... care for some placenta ? Wait..did I hear a gasp of surprise, I sure heard mine when I found out about how women are actually eating their own placenta just to ward off that post labor depression! P lacentophagy ... -
Rs 1.4 Crore For 2 Bottles Of Whiskey!
Two whiskey lovers have whooped out Rs 1.4 crore for 2 bottles of whiskey ! Love for Costly whiskey bottles collected by luxury whiskey lovers have attained new unprecedented heights that touched Rs 1.4 crore for 2 bottles of whiskey .... -
Did You Know About Candwich?
Recently candwich was in news, for all good and bad reasons. Candwich?? Yes you have heard it right. Candwich is the latest addition to the family of sandwiches. And they are nothing but sandwiches packed in can. Candwich is a portmanteau of “canned... -
Does Searing Meat Seal In Juices?
One of the most questionable theories in today’s culinary world is “ Does searing meat seal in juices? ” While initially, food experts were convinced that the only way to enhance the flavors of those delicious soft steaks was through searing the... -
Top 10 Things That Tick Off A Waiter
Recently at a restaurant, I witnessed an unpleasant (albeit common) incident – there was this young couple that was fussing around and almost humiliating the waiter for not serving them properly…this reminded me of my college days when I used to... -
Surprise!!!! Humans And Spider Monkeys Share Similar Food Habits
Surprise!!!! Humans and spider monkeys share similar food habits . While this may not sound to be very convincing at the first instance, but behavioral ecologists have established just that. A recent study on spider humans revealed that they have similar... -
Top 10 Weirdest Japanese Snacks And Drinks
Japan has long being known to be the land of exotic foods and practices. Japanese food has recently become popularized globally, but yet, there are some foods and snacks in Japan that would astound even the most global palate!
Here are the... -
How Are Corn Flakes Made
We all love to have corn flakes for our breakfast – they are healthy, easy to make and very nutritious, but have you ever wondered how are corn flakes made? Yes, most of us know that sweet corns are used in making corn flakes – but what is the... -
Why Does Zucchini Taste Bitter?
Zucchini, a normally delicious and popular squash, is sometimes rendered quite inedible because of a mild or an intense bitter taste in them, which doesn’t subside even after cooking the squash.
Although intense bitterness is usually... -
God-grilla: World’s Largest Barbecue!
LONDON An engineer has unveiled the world’s largest barbecue, the ‘God-grilla’ – a £10,000 monster which can cook seven whole lambs, three pigs or two cows at the same time.
Jack Henriques, 31, spent three months welding the bespoke... -
Heirloom Tomato Time
Taste Test: Heirloom Tomatoes
Juicy tomatoes are at their peak, and that means farmers’ markets are exploding with heirloom varieties. Heirloom tomatoes are special, because cultivators have saved the seeds and passed them down... -
Why Does Squash Taste Bitter?
It’s common for vegetables like zucchini and cucumber, both members of the squash family, to taste bitter sometimes, much to the frustration of both the consumer as well as the famer who grows the produce.
Why Do Jumping Beans Jump?
If you have ever been to Mexico, you sure must have come across the fascinating Jumping beans displayed on the shelves of novelty shops and wondered why and how do these weird jumping beans actually manage to jump! Stop wondering and read on for I have... -
Food Products Forbidden In Europe But Available In Us
Stay on this page to know about the food products forbidden in Europe but Available in US. Some of the food products that are completely banned in European countries are still available in various places in US. This is because the government has not yet... -
Top Ten Weirdest Food Ingredients
Here is a list of the Top Ten Weirdest Food Ingredients that are added in food today. One amongst the greatest pleasures of mankind is food. It is usually a source of delight, but it may be considered as a curse by some in case some odd ingredients... -
Why Was Peanut Butter Created?
Have you ever wondered why was peanut butter created? You must be loving the taste of peanut butter - but have you ever thought about the reason behind the creation of peanut butter. Who created this butter and why?
Peanut butter was created by Dr... -
The Top Ten Food Inventions By America (part 2)
My list of top ten foods that are gifted to the world by America has some of the creepiest food items. You must have gone through the top five food names in “ the top ten food inventions by America part 1 ”, now read on to know the remaining five foods.... -
The Most Expensive Pineapple Costs £10k
The most expensive pineapple in the whole world, costing about 10000 pounds, was grown in Cornwall. The six inches long pineapple was cultivated in a glass house heated... -
The Top Ten Food Inventions By America (part 1)
America has been always known for introducing some of the craziest foods to the world. So, to celebrate the contribution of America in food, we have assembled a list of top ten food inventions by America . The food inventions by America are all very... -
What Is Alum Used For? – The ‘elemental’ Facts
Alum has multi-purpose utility as an astringent, food additive, purifier, deodorant and antiperspirant…to name a few in its list of applications. The specific Potash alum is an intermediate compound obtained while processing bauxite ore to extract... -
Top 7 Foodie Marriage Proposals
Whether it is a ring popping out of the champagne or a nice candle-light dinner, food has always been important when it comes to proposing. So, I have prepared an interesting list of top 7 foodie marriage proposals. Since food is a very vital part of our... -
How Chopsticks Are Made?
Chopsticks are sticks which are used for eating food instead of spoons. It is used for eating rice, noodles and meat. The Japanese have personalized chopsticks for each members of the family. The restaurants use disposable chopsticks. Chopsticks are usually... -
30 Kg Pork & 50 Kg Rice Cooked Daily In A Family
The 162-member family lives together in Mizoram; they cook 30 kg pork and 50 kg rice every day
With 162 family members living under the same roof, it can easily be one of the largest families living together in the picturesque Baktawng... -
Top 10 Strange Foods Of The World - 2
In the second part of Top 10 strange foods of the world, we bring you some more gastronomic frights and delights. Just like there is no limit to man’s imagination, similarly, there is no limit to what man can find edible on this earth.
As you... -
Top 10 Strange Foods Of The World - 1
The cuisines around the world offer a variety of foods, which may or may not taste good to everyone. We bring you the top 10 strange foods of the world in the hope that even if you do not gather the courage to taste them, it would still be fun to read about... -
Lebanon Beats Israel – In Making The Biggest Hummus!
Even as realists came forward and tasted portions of the delicious dish and food critics intellectually gave its taste a measured nod, a war waged on behind the scenes. A war, between Lebanon and Israel, to claim the title for making the world’s... -
1821 'good Friday' Bun Still Smells Fresh!
A British grandma has revealed the world’s oldest hot cross bun, baked on a Good Friday nearly 190 years ago. Her ancestors worked in a baker’s shop and they believed buns baked on Good Friday didn’t go mouldy. This bun is rock hard and the... -
Lemon Grass Helps You Invigorate Your Senses
Other names – Citronella grass, Fever grass, Hare Chai ki Patti, Silky heads.
Ever wonder what draws you towards the refreshing and aromatic Thai curry. Lemon grass, if you ask me. Known for its rejuvenating properties, Lemon grass is a root... -
The Insane Rubix's Cube Sandwich!
This Rubix's Cube sandwich is a weird, funny and a totally impossible sandwich to eat…! Or may be you just need fork and a knife! Made with cubes of chedaar cheese (2 types), pastrami, kielbasa, pork fat and salami , this sandwich definitely... -
Top 7 Food Myths!
There are many of us who get confused when confronted with complicated food myths of all kinds. Often when trying to build a healthy diet plan, these food myths can be so frustrating!! I should know.! Here are a few food myths that I really have to bust... -
Weird Ice Cream Flavors!
Ice Creams! Now who doesn’t love ice creams. Guess the ice creams of present day can be traced back to the fruit topped snow cones mixed with honey that the ancient Greeks sold. It is said that the Roman Emperor Nero had ice brought from the... -
Some Cheese Trivia!
Yup, I have been bored! I was browsing the net for some interesting trivia when these cheesy stories about cheese caught my fancy. Guess it will be fun to share them here, so here is some cheese trivia for the cheese hungry!
10 Most Expensive Foods-part 2
The most expensive food doesn’t stop with the $23, 308 Caviar or a 1.6 million diamond studded cake. The list goes on. Here is the rest of the most expensive food list :
Most Expensive Food 6- Dessert
The most... -
10 Most Expensive Foods - Part 1
In the era of recession and budget recipes, it is interesting to take a look at the ridiculous amount of money people have spent on some of the most expensive foods! Here is a peep view of the most expensive food produced, consumed and sold over the past... -
Woman Eats 51 Chilies In 2 Min – New World Record
I love chilies and always add double the amount the recipe demands cos I prefer my food spicier. But even spice lovers like me will not go to the extent of gobbling down 51 of the worlds hottest chilies in 2 minutes. Anandita Dutta Tamuly, did exactly that! ... -
Kit Kat And The Flavors Of Japan
Japan boasts an assortment of at least 81 Kit Kat flavour , most of which can make even the most adventrous foodies take a step back. In Japan, Kit Kat is considered a play on the japanese words kittu katsu, which roughly transalates to “You will... -
Fun Facts About Tea
I can’t do without a cup of tea in the mornings. It refreshes and helps me get started for the day. From childhood tea parties to visiting tea houses , tea is a ubiquitous element in my life. There are many amusing and interesting fun facts about tea ... -
Live Baby Octopus For Your Dinner
Baby Octopus is a delicacy in Japanese cuisine. Even in Korean and some other Asian cuisines it is considered to be one delicacy you mustn’t miss while visiting. However, the feeling of these squirming creatures with the tentacles moving in desperation... -
Chop Suey -an American Or Chinese Tale
Is Chop Suey American or Chinese? It definitely tastes Chinese and “Chop Suey” has a Chinese ring to it. But, many actually believe that Chop Suey is an American dish.
The story goes that once in San Francisco ... -
Top 5 Myths About Food
Food Myth - Everyday, I get hundreds of mails about various kinds of food and how it can kill us. At times they claim that coke can leave me toothless or that cold water can give me a heart attack. Most of these are plain myths that we tend to believe. It... -
Stir-fried ‘wikipedia’… Anyone?
South Silk Road (cha ma gu dao), a restaurant on Hou Hai lake at the center of Beijing is unique restaurant in many aspects.
It is a beautiful restaurant with a great menu and the most unique thing is that it serves Wikipedia in many special... -
Do Carrots Really Boost Night Vision?
Many of us in the world believe that eating carrots can boost our night vision. This saying is very ancient, and many of us believe this saying without giving it any second thought. Perhaps, it is one of the greatest food myths.
Dr. Paul... -
5 Fun Facts About Beer
Are you a beer lover. If your idea of relaxation and enjoyment on a hot summer day is with a chilled mug of bubbling beer, then these fun facts would interest you.
Beer is a popular drink the world over . In fact, there are probably just a... -
Guy Eats 50 Year Old Chicken On 50th Anniversary
Wanna guess what 50 year of marriage can do to your endurance and brains ? Well, this Brit guy Lailey, of Denton, Gtr Manchester celebrated his 50th Anniversary by eating 50 year old chicken. Go figure the motive behind it - did we want to show his love... -
1000 Year Old Egg For Your Breakfast
Would you like to have a 1000 year old egg for breakfast today? The egg as such is very different in appearance from the normal egg. From the outside it may look the same but from the inside it is definitely different from the egg you have poached or in... -
Watermelon For $6,100
Watermelon for $6,100? If you thought watermelons come cheap here’s a piece of news that would startle you. A black Densuke Watermelon weighing 17 pounds has broken all records and has been sold for a whooping sum of $6,100. A specialty of Hokkaido... -
World’s Most Expensive Burger - $200
Presenting the world’s most expensive burger at $200. This is one burger that can actually make you feel a few pounds lighter or rather $$$$ lighter.
The burger at Burger King, London has some delicious ingredients all rolled into one big... -
World's Largest Potato -22 Pounds
Southern Lebanon is all set to make it to the Guiness book of worid records. Farmer Khalil Semhat of Lebanon grows a huge potato that weighs over 22 pounds.This is one organic treat as the farmer states that the potato has been grown without the use of any... -
Giant Strawberry For $560!
Mahabaleshwar ( Maharashtra , India ) is famous for growing strawberries. I was in that area (Panchgani, Wai, Mahabaleshwar) on a film shoot, for 2 months. We did have some outdoor locations, and a few of us in the crew, always found time to... -
Go Nuts Over Coconuts!
I bet that around 60% of you reading this blog will call me CRAZY for going nuts over, of all things, coconuts! Well I don’t mind, but I am sure you wouldn’t say so after reading what I am yet to list here – many of which could be news for at least some... -
Traditional Indian Kitchen
I took these pictures at the City Palace in Udaipur. The snaps depict an Indian kitchen in the old days. Infact, even today, most households (especially rural) rely on these basic articles.
Grinders made of stone. Used to grind (and/or)... -
10 Things About Chocolates
10 things about chocolate
10. The Aztecs drunk it Chocolate was originally a cold drink whisked from cocoa beans by the Aztecs - and women were not allowed to drink it.
Wiki Gourmet And Foodie Differences
A gourmet is a person with a sensitive and discriminating palate, and who is knowledgeable in fine food and drink or haute cuisine. The word is from the French gourmet , a valet in charge of the wines. It is often used as an... -
Food For Thought- An Interesting Comparison
Look at the food they bought for one week and the number of persons in the family
Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide - 2 adults, 2 teenagers Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07
Someone living in New York could eat out every night of their life and never eat at the same restaurant.
-The Snickers bar is America's most popular candy bar.
-Americans eat 12 billion bananas each year.
-The Incas... -
Celebrity Food Names
Here is the start of a blog that we all can participate in :
Foods That are named after People
Prince Albert Filet of Beef
This method of preparing a beef filet was named in honor of Queen Victoria’s significant other,... -
Just What You Always Needed … A Square Watermelon!
Japan has again shown off one of its greatest innovations - square watermelons.
For years consumers struggled to fit the large round fruit in their refrigerators.
And then there was the problem of trying to cut the fruit when it kept rolling... -
Do You Know What Is This ?
This gadget is actually not a kitchen prep tool. Although it is used on things you may find in the kitchen, it's actually something that can help you with your party decor needs.
Do you know what it is?
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It Eats Chocolate
Of preference the bitter taste. It is delighted with the recent scientific discoveries that disclose: the food protects, yes, the heart, helps to prevent the diabetes type 2, strengthens the defenses of the body and, incredible, still it can assist in the... -
Wine Vs. Champagne In Paris
It is interesting to me that champagne is as common as wine here in Paris. Looking around the cafes it is a 50/50 split of bottles. I have been enjoying Tattinger Prestige Rose champagne. It's slight pink color gives it a sweet finish. The French white... -
Europeans brought the parsnip to the united states in the early 1600s but this creamy-white root has never become an American favorite. The first frost of the year converts the parsnip’s starch to sugar and gives it a pleasantly sweet... -