I was blog-hopping through links the other day, and I wound up on TLC's Cooking pages, and found the following really interesting lists:
12 items at a feast for Henry the Eighth: I'm especially amazed by facts like this "Historians estimate that 600,000 gallons of ale (enough to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool) and around 75,000 gallons of wine (enough to fill 1,500 bathtubs) were drunk every year at Hampton Court Palace. "
7 Banned foods: Maggot Cheese anyone?
The world's most expensive foods: Diamond-encrusted fruitcake? Really?
45 common foods and their calories: A little scary sometimes, but a useful resource to keep around.
Favorite pizza toppings in 10 countries: Russia's favorite seems especially vile, but a Curry Pizza actually sounds really good.
20 things you don't know about popcorn: Makes me want some popcorn now...
sausage and potato roast with arugula
2 days ago