What is Figgy Pudding?
Sunday, December 22, 2013      4 comments

It's an English dish similar to bread pudding. Made from figs, bread crumbs, cinnamon, nutmeg & milk, the pudding is baked, then topped with a scrumptious brandied hard sauce, custard icing, powdered sugar or whipped cream. The dish was immor... Read more
food trivia
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      3 comments

Coconut water (in emergencies) can be used as a substitute for blood plasma. Coconut water found in the middle of the coconut is sterile and has an ideal pH level. Info via Jaimie Frater on Listverse... Read more
Thursday, December 12, 2013      4 comments

My mom made Johnnycake's but she had her own twist. She added a bit of cornmeal & corn or creamed corn to pancake mix. One of my favorites! Native Americans were using ground corn for cooking long before European exploreres arrived in th... Read more
Flapjack vs pancake
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      3 comments

I was interested where the word Flapjack originated as my dad always called pancakes "flapjacks". Mom always called them "pancakes" or "hotcakes". So, I learned that the word "flapjack" originates in UK. It isn't at all what I'm used to eati... Read more
Interesting food trivia
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      2 comments

The largest food item on a menu is roast camel. The camel is stuffed with a sheep which is stuffed with chickens, which is stuffed with fish, which are stuffed with eggs. This feast is sometimes featured in Bedouin weddings. (Found sea... Read more
A nut
Sunday, December 08, 2013      3 comments

Hazelnuts are referred to in a manuscript found dating from 2838 BC. At that time hazelnut took it's place among the 5 sacred nourishments. They contain significant amounts of B group vitamins including folate, B6, plus they are highest in fib... Read more
fun food facts
Saturday, December 07, 2013      3 comments

Weighing in just under that of about 300 apples-up to 110 lbs or 50 kg-the Jackfruit is the largest fruit to grow on a tree. (I think after further reading elsewhere that the average size is 80 lbs but I'm sure there is lot's more info out ... Read more
Trivia Re: food
Friday, December 06, 2013      4 comments

Ketchup was created for use as a drug not a condiment! Apples, not caffeine are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.... Read more
Food facts/Jerusalem artichoke
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      4 comments

The edible portion of this member of the sunflower family is the tuber or swollen end of the underground stem, which in some respects resembles a potato. However, unlike most starchy vegetables, the principal storage carbohydrate in sunchokes i... Read more
food facts
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      2 comments

Apples are a member of the rose family.... Read more
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      3 comments

Sliced bread was introduced under the Wonder Bread label in 1930. Potato chips were invented in Saratoga Spngs in 1853 by Chef George Crum. They were a mocking response to a patron who complained that his French fries were too thick!... Read more
Thanksgiving Food Trivia
Monday, November 25, 2013      2 comments

Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner. emoticon... Read more
Food Trivia
Sunday, November 24, 2013      3 comments

1/3 lb stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples.... Read more
food trivia
Saturday, November 23, 2013      2 comments

Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza every single day.... Read more
food trivia
Friday, November 22, 2013      3 comments

Onions contain a mild antibiotic that fights infections, soothes burns, tames bee stings & relieves the itch of athletes foot.... Read more

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