Saturday, January 11, 2014


The Baked Alaska dessert was actually invented in New York City, most likely in 1868.
Also the French dip sandwich was invented at Phillipe’s in Los Angeles, in 1918. 
Maraschino cherries may have an Italian-sounding name, but they actually come from Croatia.
“Sauerkraut” means “sour cabbage” in German, so you’d think it was a German invention. 
It came about around 2,000 years ago and was enjoyed by laborers building the Great Wall of China.

did u know ...
Beluga Caviar is the most expensive food item in the world, costing up to $5,000 per kilogram. Caviar is fish roe (eggs).
Second to caviar, foie gras is one of the finest western foods available. It is the liver of ducks (foie gras de canard) or geese (fois gras d’Oie). It is produced by a method called gravage
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, reaching prices beyond $2,000 per pound (depending on season).
Saffron is the three stigmas and style of the crocus flower.

Kopi Luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world, selling for between $120 and $600 USD per pound.

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