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Who Invented Nachos?

We all know nachos are a Mexican dish composed of chips topped off with a variety of toppings. But did you ever wonder how the fun and flavorful appetizer came to be? Nachos were invented by a maître d’ named Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in the 1940s. A few customers were already seated at the restaurant …

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Do All Swiss Cheese Have Holes?

Swiss cheese is known to be the healthiest of cheeses. In addition to being a great source of protein and calcium, it has lower sodium content and higher amounts of B12 and phosphorus compared to other cheeses. But did you know that the signature hole the Swiss cheese has is slowly disappearing? The holes in …

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How Did Building Churches with Egg Whites Influence Filipino Desserts?

The Spaniards colonized the Philippines for over three centuries. When settlements were made, stone buildings were erected. Aside from the evident influence in architectural design, what construction technology was applied? The massive church buildings made during the Spanish Colonial Period used egg whites to reinforce the strength of the building. Recipes for Filipino desserts use …

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How Was Chick-Fil-A Established?

Chick-Fil-A started its rise in the food industry by licensing its chicken Chick-Fil-A sandwich to over fifty dining establishments. Some of those restaurants included Waffle House.  Soon after Waffle House terminated its contract with the Chick-Fil-A creator, Samuel Cathy, he slowly converted Chick-Fil-A into its very own stand-alone establishment with over 2600 stores all over …

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