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Wednesday, 28 February 2024
15 facts about french fries
15 facts about french fries
Not so French after all
It is not known where the fries come from. Some say from France, others, Belgium. Whatever the truth, one thing is certain–they are delicious, and pro ...

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Beer
According to the Brewers Association, there are 79 beer styles in the world.
These styles are grouped into 15 families and fall into one of two categories: Ale (top-fermented beer) and Lager (bottom-fermented beer).
Parmesan
"Parmigiano Reggiano" and "Parmesan" are Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) for cheese produced in these provinces under Italian and European law.
Outside the European Union, the name "Parmesan" can be legally used for similar cheeses. The designation "Parmigiano Reggiano" refers only to the original Italian cheese.
Mozzarella
Mozzarella comes from southern Italy but has also been produced in central Italy since the 15th century.
Today, the production of this cheese is widespread throughout Italy and in many countries in the world.
Kimchi
The word kimchi comes from the Chinese chimchae, meaning salted vegetables.
The first kimchi was prepared in Korea in the 6th century when people were looking for a way to store turnips over the winter.
Eggs
In ancient Rome, meals often began with egg dishes.
The Romans knew many ways to preserve eggs. In the Middle Ages, eating eggs was forbidden during Len ...
Coffee
With Arab expansion, the custom of drinking coffee spread throughout the Middle East.
At first, coffee was received with distrust, even its consumption was forbidden (in Mecca in 1511, a ...
Chocolate
The process consists of several steps.
The first stage takes place in plantations, where the fruit, cut in half, ferments in special tanks. ...
Honey
Upon returning to the hive, the bee passes the harvest to the hive worker and then flies off to continue working.
This mouth-to-mouth exchange of nectar is called trophallaxis. The final processing of nectar into h ...
Beer
The Sumerians used bread to prepare beer.
This was the simplest way to produce ancient beer, as only bread and water are required for alcoholi ...
Sushi
It was a Japanese chef, Hanaya Yohei, who popularized hand-pressed vinegared rice rolls.
He served his invention at his shop in Ryōgoku around 1824.