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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 41

Written by David Foad
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23rd Oct 2020 - 08:29

* Beatles are the most popular insect delicacy, accounting for 31% of all insects eaten
* Honey is popular in Slovenia where one in 20 people own a beehive

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 40

Written by David Foad
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16th Oct 2020 - 08:43

•    From the 1950s to the 1970s the UK and Iceland were involved with a conflict over fishing areas in the Atlantic Ocean. It was known as the Cod War.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 39

Written by David Foad
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9th Oct 2020 - 06:00

•    Some of the most unusual crisp flavours from around the world include seaweed, red caviar, Pepsi flavoured, cucumber and salmon sushi.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 38

Written by David Foad
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2nd Oct 2020 - 06:00

* The two main ingredients of a ‘Dark and Stormy’ cocktail are dark rum and ginger beer. A suitable drink, perhaps, for the autumnal season.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 37

Written by David Foad
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25th Sep 2020 - 06:00

* In Yorkshire there is a traditional scone-like cake that is known locally as a ‘fat rascal’.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vo. 36

Written by David Foad
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17th Sep 2020 - 16:59

* The Arizona Brewing Company operates out of New York State.

* The musical term intermezzo describes a palate-cleansing course served between two larger courses.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 35

Written by David Foad
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11th Sep 2020 - 08:57

•    Despite the name, ‘Big Beef’ is a type of tomato
•    Rock and roll star Elvis Presley had a sandwich named after him that was filled with banana, peanut butter and bacon

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 34

Written by David Foad
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4th Sep 2020 - 08:27


* Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 33

Written by David Foad
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28th Aug 2020 - 10:03

* There’s no meat in Glamorgan sausages – they are made from cheese.

* The main ingredient of the dish Scotch Woodcock is not a bird but a fish – the anchovy.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 31

Written by Edward Waddell
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14th Aug 2020 - 06:00
  • Sweden has almost 2,000 miles of coastline meaning fresh fish is available across the country, including pickled herring which is widely eaten.