McDonald's has had over 40 kinds of pie over the years, most of them dessert pies but a few entree pies mashed.com/292253/this-is…
Six Georgia inmates out on work detail saved a Deputy Sheriff who collapsed unconscious. They could have taken his gun & fled with the work van but used the Deputy's phone to call 911. The Sheriff's Office gave the men a pizza party with homemade dessert & recommended reduced sentences. cbsnews.com/news/six-inma…
Some Breyers ice cream had to be renamed in 2013 to "frozen dairy dessert" because it didn't meet the legal definition to still be called "ice cream". mouseprint.org/2013/01/21…
Poland and Bayern MΓΌnchen football star Robert Lewandowski only sleeps on his left side, to preserve his stronger right leg; and always eats desserts first, because sweet foods digest quicker, so by metabolising them first, he avoids mixing them in his stomach with protein and carbohydrates theguardian.com/football/…
That, while McDonald's is famous for the Happy Meal, Burger Chef (opened in 1958 by Donald & Frank Thomas, who used McDonald's as their inspiration) was the fast-food chain that pioneered the kids' meal concept. First sold in 1973, their "Fun Meal" bundled burgers with a dessert and toy. businessinsider.com/burge…
Most desserts with mint use peppermint, not spearmint, and thus mint chocolate chip ice cream is peppermint flavored. imperialsugar.com/blog/wh…
Parts of Portugal make a Christmas dessert that looks like a Lamprey from egg yolks and sugar. atlasobscura.com/foods/la…
Dessert stomach is a real thing, your gut expands upon contact with sugar and therefore makes room for dessert even after having the feeling of being full. huffingtonpost.com.au/201…
As a result of Breyers adding excessive amounts of additives in their ice cream to cut costs, Canada has determined their product no longer contains enough milk and cream to meet labeling requirements for ice cream, and must be labeled "Frozen Dairy Dessert",or "Frozen Dessert." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bre…
Today I learned about β€œThe King who ate himself to death”- King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died after eating a meal consisting of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, kippers and champagne, which was topped off with 14 servings of his favourite dessert: hetvΓ€gg made of semla and served in a bowl of hot milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Ice Cream sundaes were invented when it became illegal to sell ice-cream sodas on a Sunday in the American town of Evanston during the late 19th century. To get around the problem some traders replaced the soda with syrup and called the dessert an "Ice Cream Sunday." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun…
What a lamington is - it's an Australian dessert made from either butter cake or sponge cake with chocolate and coconut flakes, and it is served especially on Australian holidays. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lam…
When you are full after a meal, you may feel like there is still space for dessert because sweet foods stimulate a reflex which expands the stomach sciencenorway.no/foods-fo…
An EEG brain wave analysis of dessert jelly can yield results much like that of a human brain. nytimes.com/1976/03/06/ar…
An affogato (Italian for "drowned") is an Italian coffee-based dessert. Restaurants and cafes in Italy categorize the affogato as a dessert, some restaurants and cafes outside Italy categorise it as a beverage en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aff…
The coffee-flavored Italian dessert TiramisΓΉ means "pick me up" or "cheer me up" in English & is thought to have been invented in Treviso, Italy in the 1960's en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tir…
There is no generally accepted term for a word that spells another word when its letters are reversed, e.g., β€œstressed” and β€œdesserts”. A number of proposed but so far unofficial terms include levidrome and semordnilap. timescolonist.com/news/lo…
The confectionary dessert "Nipples of Venus" from the movie Amadeus (1984) is actually real and the recipe is online allrecipes.com/recipe/263…
Dutch eat biscuits/bread with chocolate sprinkles (hagelslag) not only as breakfast, snack, dessert but also as part of the baby celebration traditions iamexpat.nl/lifestyle/lif…
Seeds of several basil varieties become gelatinous when soaked in water, and are used in some Asian drinks and desserts such as faluda, sharbat-e-rihan, or hα»™t Γ©. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bas…
During Prohibition many major breweries turned to selling malt extract for use in baking breads and desserts. It was also hop flavored. One city reported enough was sold each week to make 16 loaves of bread for every man, woman and child. metnews.com/articles/2005…
Today I learned about Abu l-Hasan 'Ali Ibn Nafi' aka Ziryab, the blackbird of Cordoba. He introduced the three-course meal, consisting of soup, the main course, and dessert. He is thought to have invented an early toothpaste. He also started a vogue by changing clothes according to the weather and season. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zir…
A possible inspiration for the dessert Baklava might have been the unfortunately named "placenta cake," an ancient Roman dish with several layers of dough, cheese, honey and bay leaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bak…
Today I learned of Le Viandier, a recipe collection credited to Guillaume Tirel, a master cook to Charles V, the oldest extant version of which is from the late 13th/early 14th century. It contains the first detailed description of an entremet, small dishes served between courses we'd refer to as dessert now. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ent…
In Denmark in WWII, border guards would screen homecoming Danes by making them say the name of a dessert: rΓΈdgrΓΈd med flΓΈde. Due to its difficulty in pronunciation, German infiltrators could not pass the test. slate.com/articles/arts/t…
Tom Carvel began selling ice cream out of his truck in 1929. One day he had a flat tire, so he pulled over and began selling his melting ice cream to vacationers driving by. They enjoyed the softer version more than the fully frozen dessert, and the Carvel soft-serve business was born. bbc.com/autos/story/20160…
Some people are making desserts with body fluids. Besides making brownies and ice cream from breast milk, one researcher tried to distillate whiskey from the urine of a type-2 diabetes patient. letsgetsciencey.com/cooki…
During the Vietnam War, President Nixon's first carpet bombing campaign of eastern Cambodia was called Operation Menu. Individual bombing operations were codenamed "Breakfast," "Lunch," "Snack," "Dinner," "Supper," and "Dessert." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
A chimpanzee named Santino was known to collect rocks and pieces of concrete in the hour before his exhibit opened. Come showtime, he would hurl the dessert plate-sized rocks at zoo patrons. scientificamerican.com/ar…
The Northern Spy apple - commonly used in pies and desserts - was discovered after a few seedlings remained in an otherwise failed crop of apple trees imported from Connecticut. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
In 1992, a mentally retarded man was executed, after having saved the dessert from his last meal for later. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
Sherbert isn't the actual word for the ice-cream-like dessert: the real word is sherbet, with only 1 "r." Sherbert is just a mispronunciation. icecreamjournal.turkeyhil…
Carol Channing hadn't eaten restaurant food in 15 years, when interviewed in 1978. She would bring her own food, such as zucchini or chopped celery, to restaurants and ask for an empty plate and glass. For dessert, she ate seeds. Nor would she drink alcoholic beverages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
In 1771, King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died at age 60 after having consumed a meal consisting of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, kippers and champagne, which was topped off with 14 servings of his favourite dessert: semla stuffed with almond paste and served in a bowl of hot cream. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Tavuk gâğsΓΌ is a dessert pudding made with shredded white chicken breast. The meat is mixed with milk, sugar, cracked rice and/or other thickeners, and often some sort of flavoring such as cinnamon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tav…
The phrase "just desserts" is a misspelling of "just deserts". "desert", from the verb "to deserve", means "the condition of deserving something, good or bad." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des…
A restaurant once coupled an advertisement for a new dessert range with an apology for killing a customer with a nut allergy itv.com/news/tyne-tees/20…
There are a subsection of Palindromes called Semordnilaps which are words which spell a different one backwards, for example desserts/stressed en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pal…
Japan has a type of dessert called a Mizu Shingen Mochi and it looks like a giant raindrop and tastes quite like a giant raindrop youtube.com/watch?v=j1nwP…
Bryers Ice Cream, the company that prided itself on using only few, all natural ingredients had to change their labels to read "Frozen Dairy Dessert" because based on the ingredients they couldn't legally sell their product as ice cream. mouseprint.org/2013/01/21…
Total world consumption of energy in all of its forms could be covered by a small patch of solar panels measuring 500 x 500 KM if placed in the Sahara dessert. landartgenerator.org/blag…
It took Swanson TV dinners 7 years before they decided to add a dessert section (such as apple cobbler and brownies) to its new four-compartment tray. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV_…
Taiyaki is a Japanese dessert shaped like a fish. It is a cake usually filled with sweetened azuki bean paste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tai…
The written record of cheesecake dates back to at least the 5th century, and one of the earliest records of the dessert comes from Cato the Elder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, died of digestion problems in 1771 after eating a meal of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, smoked herring, champagne, and 14 servings of his favorite dessert, semla in a bowl of hot milk. He is remembered by schoolchildren as "the king who ate himself to death." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Pecan pie isn't a traditional Thanksgiving dessert, but was instead created in the 1930s to sell Karo Syrup, after their previous plan to sell the syrup as a depression cure failed bizopy.com/w/the-origins-…
South Koreans serve a poop shaped dessert called Ttongppang (literally feces bread or "poo bread") en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tto…
In Pitcairn Islands, a birthday celebration will involve the entire population of the island in a public dinner in the town square. Tables are covered in a variety of foods, including fish, meat, chicken, an assortment of pies, breads, an array of desserts, pineapple and watermelon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit…
Man has eaten blood for centuries. A Halloween meal of real food that people still eat could consist of blood pancakes, blood sausage and blood soup with blood pudding for dessert. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
Today I learned of the popular Texas State Fair food, Fried Coke: a dessert made from funnel cake batter and Coca-Cola syrup. Each serving packs 830 calories. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…

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