Asked in Baking
What is the difference between baked and fried potato chips?
The difference is just what it says. The baked potato chips are literally baked in a hot oven. The fried ones are deep fried in hot oil. ...
Asked in Chips
When where chips invented?
If you mean very thinly sliced potatoes, fried and usually salty (called "chips" or "potato chips" in the USA or "crisps" in England), it is said that they were first made in New York State. If you mean potatoes cut in long rectangular shapes and deep fried in hot oil (called "chips" in England and "French fries" in the USA), they were probably first made in Belgium or Holland. ...
Asked in Tortillas
Are tortilla chips junk food?
Many consider tortilla chips to be junk food, but tortilla chips are made of corn, salt, and water. They are usually fried in vegetable oil. The only thing unhealthy about them is being fried. Make sure they are baked if you are concerned about your health! ...
Asked in United Kingdom, Chips, Potatoes
Why do English call fries chips and crisps chips while they are both different?
In England, 'chips' are chunks of potato, which can be baked or fried, and eaten hot. 'Fries' typically refer to thinner US-style chips. 'Crisps' are potato slices which can also be baked or fried, typicaly seasoned and eaten as a snack. Ultimately, whatever name is used, it's all to do with baking or frying bits of potato. ...
Asked in Barbecue
Does barbecue chips have actual barbecue sauce in it or just the barbecue seasonings?
It is usually dehydrated bbq sauce, in powder form, dusted onto hot chips after they are fried and before they are drained and dried in an oven. ...