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A Japanese ice cream company created a commercial to publicly apologize about needing to raise the price of their ice cream bars for the first time in 25 years from 60 yen to 70 yen

Japanese company apologises for 9 cent price increase A Japanese frozen dessert company has apologised for increasing the price of its Garigari-kun, a popular ice cream for children. Akagi Nyuguyo increased the price of its popsicle, going up from Y60 to Y70 ($0.62), a hike of 9 cents for the first time in 25 years, …

A Japanese ice cream company created a commercial to publicly apologize about needing to raise the price of their ice cream bars for the first time in 25 years from 60 yen to 70 yen Read More »

Macaroni and cheese originated in the 14th Century. A Middle English recipe describes it as “Take and make a thynne foyle of dowh. and kerve it on pieces, and cast hem on boiling water & seeþ it well. take cheese and grate it and butter cast bynethen and above as losyns. and serue forth.”

Macaroni and cheese Macaroni and cheese—also called mac ‘n’ cheese in the United States, and macaroni cheese in the United Kingdom—is a dish of cooked macaroni pasta and a cheese sauce, most commonly cheddar. It can also incorporate other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs or meat. Traditional macaroni and cheese is a casserole baked in the …

Macaroni and cheese originated in the 14th Century. A Middle English recipe describes it as “Take and make a thynne foyle of dowh. and kerve it on pieces, and cast hem on boiling water & seeþ it well. take cheese and grate it and butter cast bynethen and above as losyns. and serue forth.” Read More »

A1 Steak Sauce was invented 200 years ago by King George IV’s private chef, and is older than solid chocolate

The Untold Truth Of A.1. Sauce A.1. Sauce, also known as A.1. Steak Sauce, also known as just “steak sauce,” because, much like Kleenex, Xerox, and Band-Aid, the A.1. brand has become synonymous with steak sauce. Sure, there’s a peppercorn sauce, a zesty chimichurri, or a red wine sauce, but if you ask for a …

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Despite the importance of chili peppers to many Asian cuisines, they are actually native to the Americas and were only later introduced to Asia through trade.

Chili pepper The spread of chili peppers to Asia occurred through its introduction by Portuguese traders, who – aware of its trade value and resemblance to the spiciness of black pepper – promoted its commerce in the Asian spice trade routes. It was introduced in India by the Portuguese towards the end of the 15th …

Despite the importance of chili peppers to many Asian cuisines, they are actually native to the Americas and were only later introduced to Asia through trade. Read More »

The Hershey Ice Cream Company is a completely separate entity from the Hershey Chocolate Company, despite both being founded in Lancaster County in the same year by unrelated men named Hershey.

Hershey Creamery Company Not to be confused with the chocolate manufacturer The Hershey Company. Hershey’s ice cream shop, Ypsilanti Twp., MI An old Hershey grocery sign in Falmouth, Pennsylvania. Hershey Creamery Company, also known as Hershey’s Ice Cream, is an American creamery that produces ice cream, sorbet, sherbet, frozen yogurt, and other frozen desserts such …

The Hershey Ice Cream Company is a completely separate entity from the Hershey Chocolate Company, despite both being founded in Lancaster County in the same year by unrelated men named Hershey. Read More »

Jerry Seinfeld is banned from the New York soup stall that he used for the basis of The Soup Nazi episode of Seinfeld. Weeks after the episode aired, Seinfeld went in for lunch, and chef Al Yeganeh asked him to leave, unhappy with the moniker the show had given him.

The Original Soupman The Original Soupman is a chain of soup restaurants originally run by Ali “Al” Yeganeh, modeled after Yeganeh’s original restaurant Soup Kitchen International, which was a well-known soup restaurant at 259-A West 55th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The 55th Street location, which began operating …

Jerry Seinfeld is banned from the New York soup stall that he used for the basis of The Soup Nazi episode of Seinfeld. Weeks after the episode aired, Seinfeld went in for lunch, and chef Al Yeganeh asked him to leave, unhappy with the moniker the show had given him. Read More »

Curry was introduced to Japan by the British. The British brought curry from India back to Britain and introduced it to Japan after it ended its policy of self-isolation. Curry in Japan is categorized as a Western dish

Curry “Bhuna” redirects here. For the place, see Bhuna, Fatehabad. For other uses, see Curry (disambiguation). Curry is a variety of dishes originating in the Indian subcontinent that use a complex combination of spices or herbs, usually including ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, and fresh or dried chilies. In southern India, where the word originated, …

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40% of the Cream of Mushroom Soup Sold in the U.S. Goes to Make Green Bean Casserole

The Origins of the Mysterious Green Bean Casserole Holiday tables are often divided over these three little words–green bean casserole. This mixture of canned soup, frozen green beans and fried onions has graced holiday buffets since the 1950s. But who came up with this trinity, and why has it become so famous? This week we’ll …

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