random facts on food by @shserad part 2

Posted on September 27, 2010

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Box Jellyfish is responsible for more deaths in #Australian than Snakes, Sharks, and Salt water Crocodiles @natgeowild

The #Stonefish is another of #Australia‘s deadly marine creatures.

#Stonefish has thirteen sharp dorsal spines on its back, which each have extremely toxic venom

The venom of a #Stonefish can kill a human in two hours! Scary…

#Mesjes /Dutch #Hagelslag/chocolate sprinkles was first invented in 1936 by Gerard de Vries for Venz.

#Mesjes/#Hagelslag is used on bread, most of the time butter is spread out so the #Mesjes does not fall off.

#TeaTime, Teh #Herbal terbuat dari buah, biji, bunga, atau akar dari tanaman obat yang diseduh dengan air panas.

Teh #Herbal banyak macamnya, misalkan: Teh melati, Jahe, Rosella, Mint, chamomile,& banyak lainnya yg memiliki khasiat baik utk kesehatan.

Kandungan #Antioxidant Teh #Herbal lebih rendah dibandingkan dengan teh hijau, teh oolong, dan teh putih.

Jepang merupakan negara pengkonsumsi teh terbanyak kedua di dunia setelah Cina. Terdapat 20 jenis teh yg diproduksi di Jepang.

#FoodFacts: Temperature can affect your appetite. You r more likey to be hungry if u r cold.

The onion is named after a LatiN word naming Large Pearl. #FoodFacts

The color of a Chilli is no indication of its spiciness, but size usually is. The smaller the chilli, the hotter it is. #FoodFacts

Since Hindu don’t eat beef, the Mc Donald’s in New Delhi makes its burger with mutton. #FoodFacts

French fries r not from France.They were first made in Belgium in 1876.Term french refers to the way of cutting the potatoes bfore cooking.

Buffalo wings hv nothing to do with Bison. They r spicy chicken wings that originated in Buffalo, NY. #FoodFacts

The popularity of the term Hot Dog is generally attributed to sports cartoonist TA Tad Dorgan, who caricatured German figures as Dachshund dogs @Grespooky

Chocolate contains phenyl ethylamine (PEA), a natural substance that is reputed to stimulate the same reaction in the body as falling in Love.

Milton Hershey set up his confectionery shop in philadelphia in 1871 at the age of 19. #FoodFacts

White chocolate has the highest levels of sugar and fat, and contains no caffeine. #FoodFacts

It is reported that Napoleon carried chocolate with him on his millitary campaigns, and always ate it when he needed quick energy #FoodFacts

#TeaTime, Tea boosts the immune system

White, Green, and Black teas are full of antioxidants. #TeaTime

Flavonoids, which r highly concebtrated in the tea, hv been associated with a number of health benefits : reduced the risk of stroke&heart disease.

#TeaTime. Types of Black Tea varieties: Assam, Ceylon, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, English breakfast, Jasmine Tea, Yunnan, Irish breakfast.

#China is the origin of #Tea, surprisingly it is not the world’s largest overall producer of tea. #TeaTime

One cup of white tea has more antioxidants then a serving of broccoli/ten cups of apple juice. #TeaTime

#FruitTime, Apple trees is originated in Asia, esp in Kazakhastan, in a region called Almaty (means “Reach of the Apples”).

History said that Alexander the Great is the one responsible for bringing the first apples in Greece in the year 300 BC. #FruitTime

Apples considered in the #Greeks #Mythology as a symbol for LOVE (gift of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love). #FruitTime

Apples , in the Bible as the symbol for Sin and Promiscuousness.

#Indonesia, followed by Phillipines and India r the world’s largest Coconuts producers. #FruitTime

The name of Coconut palm translated from #sanskrit ‘Kalpa Viksha’ means “The Tree which provides all the necessities of Life”.

Kiwi’s first name was Chinese GooseBerry, but was renamed as Melonette and then as Kiwi Fruit now🙂

There are two species of #Coffee plant: Arabica and Robusta.
#Coffee is not grown anywhere in the United States except Puerto Rico and Hawaii.
October 1st is official “Coffee Day” in Japan.
Yaay…Münich Oktoberfest😀, known as the “Largest Volksfest” in the world for Beer Lover @SimonSirait Bagaimana dgn Oct Fest nya German?
#Cheese contains the goodness of a number of essential nutrients: protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, vit A, vit B and Vit B12. #FoodFacts
Cows, Goats, Sheep, water buffalo, Horses, Llamas are animals can supply milk, used to be processed into Cheese.
Egypt brings us the earliest archeological evidence of #Cheese making, found in tomb murals that date back to 2000 BC.
The root of the English word #Cheese comes from the Latin: Caseus, which also gives us the word Casein, the milk protein that is the basis of cheese.
In Old English, caseus was ciese or cêse, which became Chese in Middle English and finally becoming #Cheese now.
Caseus is also the root word for #Cheese in other languages: Queso in #Spanish, kaas in #Dutch, käse in #German, Queijo in #Portuguese.
Caseus Formatus, or molded (formed) #Cheese brought us formaticum the term the #Romans employed for the hard Cheese used as supplies.
From the root Caseus Formatus, comes the #French Fromage and the #Italian Formaggio.
Drinking #Coffee can reduce the muscle pain you feel after a workout, a study found.
You increase your brain power with #Coffee every morning when you first get up.
#Coffee can reduce risk of gallstones/liver damage, discourage colon cancer &improve endurance cognitive function, Harvard’s women’s health watch.
When shopping for perfume, take some #Coffee with u in ur bag & have a good sniff in between smelling each perfume to refresh your nose.
The word #Chocolate comes from the #Aztec word Xocolati, means “Bitter Water”. #FoodFacts
#Chocolate is a great natural antidepressant.
#Aztec Indians believed #Chocolate to be an Aphrodisiac.
#cacao seeds are not sweet, but bitter.
#Chocolate in a blue wrapper won’t sell in #Shanghai or #Hongkong, because the Chinese associate blue with death.
#Cows r not the only critters that produce #Milk for consumption. #FoodFacts
Goat’s #Milk contains more butterfat than #Cow‘s milk.
All #Cows are female. Male cattle are called bulls🙂
Pure #Chocolate won’t cause acne.
Research proves that #candy eaters live almost a year longer than those who abstain.
#Pineapple was seen by an European was the time when Christopher Columbus stepped on American land. #FruitTime
#Pineapple was though to be a royal fruit in the #Renaissance period. #FruitTime
#Pineapple contains Bromelain &enzymes that help digesting food, therefore the fruit has benefits for some intestinal disorders. #FruitTime
#Durian or “King of Fruits” is rich in sugar. Also rich in vit C, carbohydrates, fats, and protein. #FruitTime
Malaysians, uses #Durian‘s leaves and roots to produce a decoction for fever. #FruitTime
The odor of #Durian spreads a long distance even without removing the shell🙂 #FruitTime
#Durian fruit, like #Banana, and #Jack fruit is rich in energy, minerals, and vitamins. #FruitTime
#Durian is rich in dietary fiber, makes it a good bulk laxative. #FruitTime
You should wash your hands using water poured from a #Durian skin to remove the smell from your finger. #FruitTime
#Manggis or #Mangosteen known as the “Food of the Goods” and “Queen of Fruits” in some areas around the world. #FruitTime
#Mangosteen has been used by tens of thousands of people for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. #FruitTime
White Tea, Green Tea, and black Tea contain Caffeine in increasing degrees. The longer the leaves hv fermented, the higher their caffeine.
The longer the brewing times, the more caffeine level will be. #TeaTime
#TeaTime. #Assam tea is a Black Tea from the Assam region of #India. Assam is the world’s largest tea-growing region.
#Assam region lying on either side of the Brahmaputra River & bordering Bangladesh and Burma.
#Assam Tea has a slightly malty taste, makes an ideal breakfast-time Tea. It brews up to a dark reddish mahogany color.
#Assam Tea goes well with lemon or milk. #TeaTime
#Earl Grey #Tea is a black tea, flavored & scented with oil from Bergamot Oranges. Fragrant and exotic. Brews to reddish brown.
#Chai is an Indian spiced black tea blend. It is usually featuring cinnamon, ginger, cloves. Often served sweetened. #TeaTime
#Darjeeling #Tea usually not served with #Milk. Comes from Darjeeling, area of West Bengal, #India. It is one of the finest grades of tea.
#Ceylon tea comes from Ceylon, #Srilanka since 1972. It tastes lemony.
#TeaTime#Chinese Green Tea usually has stronger flavor than #Japanese Green tea.
#Matcha is a #Japanese powdered #GreenTea used to dye and flavor #Foods like Soba #noodlesand #GreenTea ice cream. #TeaTime.
#Matcha has a light sweetness not found in other #GreenTea. It brews to pale green. #TeaTime
One glass of #Matcha Tea is the equivalent of 10 glasses of #GreenTea in terms of its nutritional value & #Antioxidant content. #TeaTime
#Matcha Tea is rich in #Cholophyll and #Antioxidants. It is naturally mood enhancing and #Sugar-Free. #TeaTime
The taste of #Matcha Tea is vegetal, strong, some people would say Spinachy and grassy. #TeaTime
#Genmaicha is the #Japanese name for #GreenTea combined with roasted #Brown Rice, to give it a smoky taste. #TeaTime
#Popcorn Tea is the other name of #Genmaicha Tea, because a few grains of the #Rice pop during the roasting process and resemble #Popcorn.
#Gunpowder Tea is a #GreenTea from #China. Doesn’t contain any gunpowder🙂 ! #TeaTime

#Irish Breakfast Tea is a blend of #Assam and #Ceylon Black Tea. It tastes a little more tart than #English Breakfast Tea.

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