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Sunday, March 22, 2009

10 Fun Food Facts of the Day

Here's some fun food facts. Definitely more to come. Enjoy!

One-
Did you know that the cheese residue left on your fingers after eating a bag of Cheetos is called "Cheetle"?

(Yes, there is a name for it.)

Two-
Fortune cookies are not a chinese invention. They were invented in 1916 by George Jung, a Los Angeles noodle maker.

(So, if you ever go to China, don't expect one after your meal.)

Three--
Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family.

Four-
The first lollipops were made by George Smith in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908 and was named after a race horse - Lolly Pop.

Five-
Did you know it takes 50 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of maple sugar?

Six-
The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat.

Seven-
You're more likely to be hungry in you're cold! Temperature can affect your appetite.

Eight-
In Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino's pizza is Squid.

(Is it in fried calamari form?)

Nine-
Peanuts are an ingredient in dynamite.

Ten-
The first ice cream cone was made, served, and eaten in New York City on September 22, 1886.

9 comments:

Grubtrotters said...

Awesome!

5 Star Foodie said...

Fun post!

Tangled Noodle said...

I love fun bits of trivia! I knew there was a reason that peanuts don't agree with me . . . !

Kelly said...

"One-
Did you know that the cheese residue left on your fingers after eating a bag of Cheetos is called "Cheetle"?"

Ok ... I just had some Cheetos. How timely! Cute post!

shizuokagourmet said...

Dear Jenn!
Greetings from Shizuoka, Japan!
Thank you so much for visiing and commenting on my blog!
Great fun!
Now, a single quizz: What is the flower you eat a a "fruit"?
Cheers,
Robert-Gilles

Jenn said...

Robert, the only thing I can think of is the dragon fruit. Then again, I'm probably wrong. =)

shizuokagourmet said...

Dear Jennifer!
It's the pineapple!
Cheers,
Robert-Gilles

Jenn said...

Robert: I was way off. I had no idea the pineapple was a flower. There's always something new to learn everyday.

Thanks!

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