Category: Food & Drink
These days we’re all masterchefs. But not so long ago, preparing food required a very different set of skills. Have a look through this animated infographic-style e-booklet, brought to you by Leisure Cookers, to discover how the flame was tamed.
The folks at Lemonly have put together an informative infographic that will teach you everything you ever needed to know about Tequila. For example, did you know legit tequila is never, ever bottled with a worm? Or do you know how long it takes a blue agave plant to mature to make tequila? You’ll learn it all here and be a tequila know-it-all.
When people say they love strawberries, they’re not kidding. With millions of mentions online and billions consumed each year, California strawberries could be the Golden State’s most prized gem. Learn more about these in the following infographic from California Strawberry Commission.
You might be asking yourself what is a GMO and should I be concerned? GMO stands for “genetically modified food” and YES! You should be concerned. Today 80% of all packaged food in the United States contains GMO’s. Despite their wide usage in foods, there have not been long-term health studies conducted on the safety of GMO’s. Study the following infographic from Guide to Nursing Degrees to learn more about this important issue.
Gluten-free mentions on restaurant menus have increased 275 percent from 2009 to 2012. The gluten-free market is definitely growing, but are restaurants fully educated on what going gluten-free entails? Check out the infographic below presented by PizzaMarketplace.com to learn more about celiac disease and the gluten-free market.
Aall In Limo has created this infographic that shares some fun and interesting facts as well as history regarding one of the world’s all-time favorite beverages – Beer.
Think you know everything about beer? For example, did you know that hops used in beer are of the same flowering plant as Marijuana? Or how about that there are over 400 types of beers? Wear Your Beer has compiled a list of 24 things that would surprise even the most knowledgeable beer snob.
At first glance, olive oil, a staple product found in many kitchens, seems to be a simple and well known item. After all, it has been around for thousands of years and its benefits have been touted by generations of farmers and companies big and small. Recently, however, the bland business of olive oil has taken on a new shine. Scientific analysis is confirming centuries of experience and explaining why olive oil, and especially extra virgin olive oil is so good for the human body.
Foodborne illnesses are a major problem in the United States. Each year in the U.S. 76 million get sick from some type of foodborne illness. So it’s important that we have a way to rate restaurants so that customers know where to go and where to avoid according to how sanitary the restaurant is. Check out the infographic below from LetterGradeConsultants to learn about the letter grade system, specifically in NYC.
For the new wine enthusiast, the complexities of wine storage can be a bit baffling. Which wines are worth saving in the cellar, and which ones should you drink right away to enjoy their best flavors? Enjoy your favorite wines at the peak of flavor by following these guidelines from NewAir.com for wine storage.
Juicing has become a major trend and more and more people are buying juice extractors to make their own juice for healthy benefits. This infographic from Hamilton Beach has some basic information about juicing and just how many people are into this trend.
There’s almost nothing like good sushi. Sushi’s fascinating history is only rivaled by its delicious taste! Learn more about sushi’s evolution as well as some of today’s most popular rolls with this infographic from Mizuumi Buffet.
This infographic from Ankin Law takes a look at the the dangers that come with working in the food industry. From razor-sharp knives to 700 degree ovens, your favorite restaurant is more dangerous than you might think.
These days we live in a world full of tempting, tasty food everywhere we turn. New research from Weight Watchers reveals that it’s this overloaded food environment that causes us to overeat– it’s not just about lack of willpower! From browsing for breakfast cereals in our kitchen cupboards to grabbing a coffee on the go or piling on the pasta at dinner, we make an average of 200 food decisions every day. Around 90% of these decisions are unconscious – we don’t even notice them.