Manufacturing fake food is a very profitable business. This year alone, counterfeit food has a market value of $653 billion of which is only sold in the United States. Even the food that is consumed everyday can be fake, and you may be surprised as to what ingredients are included in what you purchase. Here […]
Peaches and nectarines are essentially the same fruit. They’re nearly genetically identical except for one thing: a gene that’s either dominant (in peaches) or recessive (in nectarines). That’s what determines whether the skin is fuzzy or smooth. McDonald’s fries were cooked in beef fat until 1990. But in an effort to make them seem “healthier“, they’re now cooked in vegetable […]
Hey, foodies! We’re not trying to mess with you, but you will question many of your preconceived notions about all kinds of food—we’re talking crêpes, sandwiches, Swedish meatballs, Japanese tempura and kombucha—after you watch this reel.
It’s National Pizza Week, and even though I celebrate that week 52 times a year, I thought it’d be the best time to spout some pizza facts so we can fill out minds while we stuff our mouths.
Pinto beans are one of the most popular bean varieties consumed around the world. They are used in a number of different recipes, make a great side dish or can simply be consumed on their own. Pinto beans are also very high in nutritional value and are an excellent source of protein. They are also […]
Widely revered as the best fast food joint in America, In-N-Out Burger is an iconic institution. But how much do you really know about the place? Here are a few facts about the real burger king you probably don’t know.
Apples are covered with wax that keeps them shiny and fresh for a long time. Always wash the wax off apples …
Bacon is everywhere these days. You can find it in ice cream, coffee, cupcakes, and chewing gum. There are bacon-scented candles, bacon lip balm, and even a bacon deodorant. With bacon saturating every corner of the market, it’s worth looking at the origins of this smoky, salty food and how it became so wildly popular. In honor of […]
Though U.S. pharmacist John S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola in 1886, his bookkeeper, Frank Robinson invented the name. Robinson had beautiful handwriting, and his flowering script is still used today. Coca-Cola was first marketed as a nerve tonic that “relieves exhaustion.” The very first Coca-Cola products contained cocaine, about 9 milligrams per glass. It was removed […]
As human beings have evolved over time, so have their taste palates and food choices. There are many things in nature that are actually edible and have been consumed by our forefathers but forgotten over time. Or. on the other hand, there are some species of plants, flowers, and other food items that surround us […]
Most people define vegetarians as people who do not eat meat even though this is not necessarily true. Some of them do consume meat, and even the most hard-core vegetarian might not hesitate to eat meat when he is drunk. But that is not the only surprising fact that we have about vegetarians. For example, most return […]
38 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola Though U.S. pharmacist John S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola in 1886, his bookkeeper, Frank Robinson invented the name. Robinson had beautiful handwriting, and his flowering script is still used today. Coca-Cola was first marketed as a nerve tonic that “relieves exhaustion.” The very first Coca-Cola products contained cocaine, about 9 […]
12 Cooking Tips That Can Save Your Dishes 1. How to bake a flat cake © livforcake In order to get a flat top on a cake instead of a dome-like shape, wrap the baking form with a strip of wet durable cloth (you can use an old towel). This trick will help bake ideally flat biscuits. You can find more details here. 2. An easy trick to prevent fish […]
Top 10 Obese Countries In The World Republic of Nauru: Percentage of population that is obese: 61% Nauru has rapidly replaced its traditional diet of fresh fruit, fish, and vegetables with fried chicken and cola. Cook Islands: 55.9% Lurking behind the paradise of the Cook Islands is a deadly obesity epidemic. […]
45 Delicious Facts About Cooking The ability to tame fire and ice to cook and store food helped humans develop new technology and innovations. Smoke, chiefly from indoor cooking fires, kills about 1.5 million people every year in the developing world. Historically, women were most vulnerable to the dangers of cooking, especially because they […]
QUIZ – FOOD CLICHES Can you pick the correct food item to complete each commonly used food idiom?