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History and Origins of Foods

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Who ever thought of eating that? There is a history for everything and food is no exception. A big part of our daily lives, so come explore the culinary history of food and the wonderful facts and myths surrounding this fascinating subject.
Answer The definition of mince is to cut into tiny pieces, such as finely chopped food, especially mincemeat.
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Answer When I lived in Chile, I ate empanadas pretty regularly. I like them with cheese inside, but they come with a lot of different things inside. I still make them here in the States sometimes. They also serve a lot of sea food; with such a long coast, I think that makes sense. There are als…
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Caramel is made by heating sugar or other carbohydrates until they melt, and the hydrogen and oxygen ions start to break off and reform as steam that is given off, leaving a less hydrogenated carbohydrate. There are other complex reactions that occur as well, such as fracturing of carbon chains an…
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1484 in Hamburg, Germany Hamburger, reserch shows that hamburger was invented in Hamburg Germany!
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Eggshells are formed inside the reproductive organs of female birds, including hens, ducks and other poultry. Reptiles also form eggs inside their bodies.
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According to culinary historians, the first historic record of cookies was their use as test cakes. A small amount of cake batter was baked to test the oven temperature. The earliest cookie-style cakes are thought to date back to 7th century Persia A.D. (now Iran), one of the first countries to cu…
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Answer Popcorn was an important food for the Aztec Indians, who also used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and ornaments on statues of their gods. The Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies, an organisation of 13 oil companies operating in Norwegian …
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Key Lime Pie originated in Key West, Florida by the local residents referred to as "Conchs".
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My humble experience--the pesticides used on produce are generally harmless in regards to humans, ecspecially if you wash/peel them well. I've been VERY ill from organic produce. And yes, I traced back through several days worth of food to pinpoint the culprit (fortunately, I was logging everything)…
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Answer More than 70% of the world's supply of maple syrup comes from Canada and that it takes approximately 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon maple syrup. The Canadian flag, red and white, has the leaf of the suger-maple. This tree is strong, tenacious and able to grow in other tree's sha…
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Food coloring is any substance that is added to food or drink to change its color. There are two major types of food coloring, ones extracted naturally or ones created synthetically. Natural food dyes are much more varied and abundant and include: Caramel coloring, made from caramelized sugar, used…
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Delaware had and has very rich farming soil. Major crops in Colonial Times were wheat, corn, rice, barley, indigo, and more crops. Ironworking also took place in Delaware.
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Answer Coleslaw was probably consumed, in its earliest form, in the times of the ancient Romans. Since then, it has been popularly adopted in many countries, including (but not limited to) the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Belgium, and Spain. However, the mayonnaise variety of coles…
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it last up 20 to 40 mins but it depends what your taste buds taste but like i said probly a close guess would be 20 to 40 mins
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Mainly maple syrup, do to the fact of trees in Canada and their cold weather.
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Cheese was invented by accident. It dates back to before the Roman Empire. Arabs have written documents of their trades. They traveled across the Middle, Far East and parts of Europe transporting many food items including milk, which turned to cheese by the presence of desert heat and camels' moveme…
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Coffee beans grow on trees 4.6 to 6 meters high at maturity. Coffee trees make up the genus Coffea of the family Rubiaceae. Arabian coffee is classified as Coffea arabica, robusta coffee as Coffea canephora, and Liberian coffee as Coffea liberica. Coffee is thought to have originated in Ethiopia an…
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Mexican food is mainly the foods of its native cultures (beans, corn, tortillas, vanilla, tomato, salsa, avocado, hot peppers, chips, chocolate, etc). After being in contact with the old world, many new things were added into the cuisine, like cheese.
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Spring Lamb Most vegetables especially spring greens fresh salad foods etc
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Cheese it one of the oldest manufactured foods, dating as far back as 6,000 B.C.
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Chocolate is made out of the coco bean and other products such as milk, glucose etc.
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it has not been foound to be answered. SORY P.S.ZEBRAS ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Answer anaya wanted to gain ownership in 1960 Answer No one knows, but he died in 1975.
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Answer europe/france =)
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they eat lots of fish and a lot of cabbage
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1905 - Gennaro Lombardo Gennaro Lombardi claims to have opened the first United States Pizzeria in New York City at 53 1/2 Spring Street. Lombardo is now known as America's "Patriaca dela Pizza." (Father of Pizza). It wasn't until the early 1930s that he added tables and chairs and sold spaghetti …
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Menu prices varied between different McDonald's locations. Therefore, it is nearly impossible to provide a concrete historical price list. Also, the information available seems to vary in context. Below is some of the information we found:1948: hamburgers 15 cents, cheeseburgers 19 cents, fries 10 c…
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There is evidence that humans made basic soups by boiling water and other ingredients dating back to 20,000 BCE. This was concurrent with the invention of waterproof containers.
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Cheddar cheese is one of the most versatile cheeses in the world. It can be used for many different types of dishes. The cheese was first invented by Joseph Harding in the 19th century.
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In the "civilized" areas of the US, the menus were similar to today, except that without mechanical refrigeration, fresh milk meant getting it daily from a nearby dairy. Similarly, there were few places outside restaurants that provided cooked meals. Many boarding houses had communal meals. Meat was…
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We preserve food because it helps the food last longer
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It gave an easy way to get food, and was boosted by the post war economy.
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Mainly because they like the taste.
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The apple tree was first cultivated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor is still found today. Today apples are grown throughout the world. Latest scientific data shows that the apple actually originated in the southern United States, the only habitat of its ancestor Gillenia, a woody shrub als…
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I asked this same question to their customer service department over a year ago. They informed me that it was due to the item's poor sales.Thank you for contacting us regarding Kellogg's® cereal products. It's always great to hear from consumers who are trying to find our products because it lets u…
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EHHHH, its a little known secret that he resides in the state of Louisiana at Mr. Gumps production plant. Of course, even fewer know that he is a proud member of the rainbow coalition and has a vacation home in San Francisco.
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Answer In 1848, John B. Curtis made and sold the first commercial chewing gum called the State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum. But William Finley Semple Was the First Person to Patent chewing gum in 1869. However, Frank Fleer was the person credited with inventing the first bubble gum called Blibber-Bl…
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well meat symbolized high satus especially, venison, duck, game pie, mutton, sausages, and roast beef. Beverages, were were Syllabub, tea, wine, and coffee.
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Rice is better though
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where we can toast breads...
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The first stove-oven was invented by Robert Yeaman in 1345. The earliest ovens were found in Central Europe, and dated to 29,000 BC. They were used as roasting and boiling pits located within yurt structures. The oven provided a way to bake bread, which became a staple food during the earliest civ…
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Answer According to me, the most widely eaten fish across the world is Labeo rohita(rohu fish) SARDINES -- JOKE JOKE JOKE Herring I would say the most eaten fish in the world is CODdried fish, milk fish,tilapiaWell what fish is popular really depends on where you are in the world and products…
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Nobody really knows. Pie goes really far back.
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It was originally supposed to be the material for a tire, but proved to be to unreliable
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Frank Fleer invented the first bubble gum machine
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gem prett cure
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the earliest documented use of chocolate was around 1100 B.C. Back then chocolate was usually served as a drink, though chocolate was invented about 3100 years ago
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- Cost (12 billion dollars consumed in 2006)-increasing- Increases your chances of obesity and heart problems breast cancer, prostate cancer, allergies, constipation, anaemia, diabetes, and osteoporosis- It's usually very high in saturated fat. - If you're trying to lose weight, lay off the chee…
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Pepperoni is a Italian meat, that people use to cook with, and eat with sauces.Pepperoni is a spicy Italian-American variety of salami (a dry sausage) usually made from curedpork and beef,[1][2] but poultry may be added, if labeled correctly, for less expensive versions.[3]Pepperoni is characteristi…
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Charlie Nagreen invented the hamburger.Germany
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Stuff that makes u smile A: Legumes or beans and red meats are high in uric-acid, referred to as purine foods.
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Chocolate comes from cocoa beans, with sugar added.
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people of tripura are non-vegiterian although there is a majority of vaishnav hindus. their food mainly consists of -chicken, fish'meat-(goat),lamb,deer,sheep.
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The Sumerians invented checkers. That's all there is to it.
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Without trying to start a war between which country is better, this question could very well be based on many different opinions. For the U.S. citizens, America raises the best beef. For Canadians, Canada raises THE best beef. And so on and so forth for Australia, South America, New Zealand, Europe,…
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Pizza was first created by the baker Raffeale Esposito in Naples, Italy.
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Answer The true creator Gilbert Mustin, died before the Frank H. Fleer Company created "Double Bubble" gum.Bubble gum comes in Many different flavors, it can be used to freshen breath, whiten teeth or just to blow bubbles. And also did you know that if you chew bubble gum while cutting onions yo…
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See the related link to Wikipedia below. The Babylonians in Babylonia invented the hot dog in 1500 B.C.
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They are made of a material calcium build-up and are not made of cells. or eggshell??? as it is not a man made object???
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Answer Spaghetti and penne
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Traditional Paris FoodSearching the net, this is one tourist's take on the food in Paris. Walking in Paris, you can enjoy croissants for breakfast, big lunches , a pain au chocolate or crepe for a late afternoon tea then a late and delicious dinner, all without gaining weight! Some favorite lunche…
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It was invYOURented by Iain Longhorn in 1992 to accoAmpany his fish fingers * This is not correct, MarSEXYe Rose is simply a misspellingBEST of Mary Rose, a Royal Navy (UK) chef providing catering to the dive on the wreck of the Mary Rose in 1981 in Portsmouth Harbour, Hampshire, UK was left withou…
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Well it depends on what the thing is.
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1889 was the year pizza was invented.
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Because it brings out joy in everyone.
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Spam was originally a way to use up scrap meat left over from commercial processing. It became a staple food during the Great Depression, since it was cheap and lasted a long time in the can, and was a mainstay for the military during World War II, for the same reasons. Some people were glad to see …
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The American Indians. Of course, popcorn was not actually invented per se; it was discovered by them. Because the Indians were big corn eaters, they ate corn every way possible for variation. It is said that kernels of corn had dropped into the campfire and they discovered they could eat the kernels…
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The pumpkin is native to North America, and some of the first pies were made from those grown by the Native Americans near the Virginia colonies. (see related link)
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Frozen food well when you eat you dont want it to be frozen right
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Sometime before 1779 is when sweet corn originated. Specifically, sweet corn (Zea mays convar. Sccharata var. rugosa) owes its origins to an internal, natural process by which sugar-to-starch conversion is controlled and high sugar contents are produced. It was a favorite food of the Iroquois, who …
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Pizza as a food has its roots in some Greek flatbread dishes, as later developed primarily in Naples (now Italy). The addition of tomato sauce came about a century after the first tomatoes were brought back from Central America by Spanish explorers. The precise history of the pizza and its origin …
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Answer for Culinary Forks:The earliest example of fork as utensils is from ancient China. Bone forks were found at a burial site of Qijia culture (2400-1900 BC). They were also found in Shang Dynasty (1600-1050 BC) burial sites as well as subsequent dynasties. Chopsticks were invented much later and…
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William Seward.
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Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak
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Chop Suey is a dish local to Toisan in southern Canton. There it is pronounced, "Tsap Suei", but it is most definetly the same dish. Due to early immigrants from China to California it spread to America before most other Chinese foods did.
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It is not known which individual invented ice cream as it pre-dates history, but the ancient Egyptians certainly enjoyed it as did the ancient Chinese. . Marco pollo found the Chinese method of ice and milk and fruit and brought it to Europe
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There are a couple of suggested theories as to the origin of this salad...see the Related Links below for the information. The Caesar salad is not named after Julius Caesar. It is named for its creator, Caesar Cardini, who first prepared the salad in his Caesar's Palace Restaurant in Tijuana, Mexic…
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The answer is "There is no answer"! This is because Spain developed from an amalgamation of different kingdoms and regions each of which has its own traditions INCLUDING FOOD. To see a long list of regional foods found in Spain, see the related question and answer further down this page. In genera…
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Reference to "pyes" as food items appeared in England as early as the 12th Century, but there is no record of how they were invented or who invented them.
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i think vegitarian chickin is made of quorn (a type of fungi) and Soy sauce production uses the mould Aspergillus oryzae.Tempeh production also uses a mould, Rhizopus oligosporus.
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Cheese was NOT invented, it has been made from milk since the beginning of time, back in roman times, milk could not be kept fresh in the heat so people would store it in vats and let time and dark ness take its coarse, and after it had aged they now had cheese.
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Eggs, like all products, have different prices depending upon where you buy them. There are also a number of different kinds of eggs, and prices vary depending upon whether you are buying small, medium, large, or extra large eggs, brown eggs or white eggs, regular eggs or emega 3 fatty acid enriched…
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H. Salt Esq.Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips. It's competition was Long John Silvers and Captain D's.
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Gum was not made for a how. It was started by people chewing Chicle (CHEEK-lay).
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Venezuela See the excellent relevant answer below.
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Joseph Malin in 1860 London is the first known person to open a fish and chip shop. There were previous to this, fried fish shops in the south of England and fried chip shops in the north. It wasn't until around this time that the two were brought together in one dish.
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