In the eighties, while NASA researchers were exploring the idea of using algae as a way to create oxygen in outer space through the process of photosynthesis, they found that certain types of algae contain a couple of essential fatty acids that are present in human breast milk — Docosahexaenoic
Facing a class-action lawsuit from angry vegetarians in 2011, McDonald confirmed that its French fries are prepared with beef extract. The list of French-fry ingredients that McDonald’s offers at its franchises and on its Web site includes potatoes, partially hydrogenated soybean oil and “natural flavor” which includes the beef flavoring.
Worcestershire sauce, usually shortened to Worcester sauce, is a fermented liquid condiment. It is often an ingredient in Welsh rarebit, Caesar salad, Oysters Kirkpatrick, and sometimes added to chili con carne, beef stew, hamburgers, and other beef dishes. Worcestershire sauce is made with anchovy, a family (Engraulidae) of small, common
Originally, buttermilk was the liquid left behind after churning butter out of cream. This type of buttermilk is known as traditional buttermilk. The term buttermilk also refers to a range of fermented milk drinks, common in warm climates (e.g., the Middle East, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and the
In 1901, just-add-hot water “instant” coffee was invented by Japanese American chemist Satori Kato of Chicago. In 1906, English chemist George Constant Washington, invented the first mass-produced instant coffee. Washington was living in Guatemala and at the time when he observed dried coffee on his coffee carafe, after experimenting he
When you microwave a grape which are cut in two equal halves and leaving the two halves attached by a small flap of skin, a bright light and loud buzzing sound was observed at the junction between the grape halves, where they were connected by the flap of skin. Grapes
Belgian journalist Jo Gerard claims that a 1781 family manuscript recounts that potatoes were deep-fried prior to 1680 in what was then the Spanish Netherlands (present-day Belgium), in the Meuse valley. Some people believe that the term “French” was introduced when British and American soldiers arrived in Belgium during World