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History of Focaccia Bread
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is a style of bread made popular in Italy, and spreading around the world wherever Italian settlers and traders have formed communities. The bread is relatively flat, usually quite plain inside, but topped with olive oil and herbs, and occasionally with sliced olives on top. A range of varieties of focaccia exist, and in the 21st century new varieties have been created due to the versatility of the basic […]

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History of Apple Fruit
By     |    May 11, 2009
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History of Apple Fruit

The apple is a sweet round fruit with a central core containing seeds, whilst the bulk of the fruit is comprised of edible flesh, and covered in a thin skin which is also edible. A tremendous number of cultivated varieties of apple exist, as well as many wild varieties not usually picked for sale. The apple is the most popular fruit globally, having more trees in cultivation, and selling more […]

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History of Laffy Taffy
By     |    May 11, 2009
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History of Laffy Taffy

Laffy Taffy is a candy that is one of America’s most well known brands loved by children and available in a range of fruit flavors. The candy is a modern form of taffy (or toffee) and is chewy. Laffy Taffy is packaged in a variety of formats depending on the needs of the market, smaller pieces of individually wrapped Laffy Taffy packed in a jar, or larger 1.5oz candy bars. […]

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History of Twix Candy
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Twix Candy

The Twix candy bar is a butter cookie topped with a thick layer of caramel and the whole bar covered in dairy milk chocolate. Twix candy fingers are about four inches long, and half an inch thick, and two of these are packaged together in a single wrapper. The Twix brand is owned by Mars, Inc who are one of the largest confectionery manufacturers globally. First created by Mars Limited […]

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History of Cheerios
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Cheerios

Cheerios are a breakfast cereal made from puffed oats in a distinctive ‘O’ shape that have been popular with children and adults alike since the 1940s. The Cheerios brand is owned by General Mills, a US based cereal company and are also marketed by Nestle in the UK and as many as 130 countries where Nestle operate. Cheerios are available in a wide range of flavors and styles, and are […]

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History of Strawberries
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Strawberries

A strawberry is a small fleshy red fruit favored in desserts or eaten on its own and is usually sold in small baskets known as punnets. Strawberries contain no fat, are very low on calories, and are a rich source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, folic acid, potassium and fiber so are often included in dietary programs or given to children. The strawberry is part of the rose family of […]

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History of Chocolate
By     |    Mar 23, 2009
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History of Chocolate

Chocolate is a sweet food derived from the cacao bean, itself a bitter tasting bean native to Central and Southern America. The cacao beans are ground and then used in beverages, medications, and food. The cacao bean has also been described as an aphrodisiac. In modern life chocolate is available in almost every society, and in every price range, and is also made for special occasions such as Easter. Chocolate […]

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History of Enchiladas
By     |    Mar 18, 2009
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History of Enchiladas

If you love Mexican food, you have probably come across the enchilada. Enchiladas today are not only available at purely Mexican food establishments, but can be found at restaurants that offer Tex-Mex specialties, diners and even many supermarkets sell either frozen enchiladas to make quickly- using your microwave or they sell a package of ingredients that can have you creating several enchiladas for an easy family meal. What is an […]

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