Thursday, January 8, 2015

Food Facts You Can't Miss

15 Facts About Food You Can’t Miss

Food is what makes this world go round. There are some who eat to live, while there are some who live to eat. Though food is such an integral part of our lives, yet very few actually know the nitty-gritty’s of the food world. Following are some interesting facts on food, collected from all over the world, that is surely going to take you by surprise.
1. Apples belong to the rose family, as do pears and plums.
apple rose
2. The most expensive pizza in the world costs $12,000 and takes 72 hours to make.
expensive pizza
3. Store bought 100% “real” orange juice is 100% artificially flavoured.
orange juice
4. If improperly prepared, Fugu, or puffer fish, can kill you since it contains a toxin 1,200 times deadlier than cyanide.
puffer fish
5. Coconut water can be used as blood plasma.
Coconut water
6. Samosa, the famous Indian snack, did not originate in India. It has Persian origin.
Samosa the famous
7. Ketchup was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhoea, among other things.
8. Honey is made from nectar and bee vomit.
bee vomit
9. Apples float in water, because 25% of their volume is made of air.
Apples float in water
10. The most popular carrots used to be purple.
carrots used to be purple
eyesight better
12. Pumpkins are usually labelled as vegetables but they contain seeds and are technically fruit.
13. The surface of each eggshell can contain as many as 17,000 tiny pores.
14. Chocolate chip cookies were actually made by accident when the chocolate in the cookie did not melt properly.
Chocolate chip
15. Pineapples are actually not a single fruit but a group of berries that have fused together.

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