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…
Most desserts with mint use peppermint, not spearmint, and thus mint chocolate chip ice cream is peppermint flavored. imperialsugar.com/blog/wh…
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/…
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…
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…
It's "just deserts" not "just desserts". Besides meaning a sandy desert land, the noun form of 'desert' also means "a deserved reward or punishment". theguardian.pe.ca/lifesty…
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…
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…
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…
An EEG brain wave analysis of dessert jelly can yield results much like that of a human brain. nytimes.com/1976/03/06/ar…
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…
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…
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…
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…
The confectionary dessert "Nipples of Venus" from the movie Amadeus (1984) is actually real and the recipe is online allrecipes.com/recipe/263…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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_…
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…
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…
South Koreans serve a poop shaped dessert called Ttongppang (literally feces bread or "poo bread") en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tto…
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-…
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…
King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died after having consumed a meal consisting of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, kippers and champagne, which was topped off with 14 servings of his favorite dessert: semla stuffed with almond paste and served in a bowl of hot cream. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
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…

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