Category: Food & Drink Infographics
Have you always been curious about what wine goes with what dish? Well, it depends a lot on the wine’s origins, but this infographic by Cheapflights has some answers.
Who doesn’t love a good bottle of wine? And you don’t always have to spend a lot of money to get one. Check out the infographic below to learn about 10 great bottles of wine for 10 dollars or less.
According to a 2010 poll, 8 in 10 U.S. adults watch cooking shows. 57% of those who watch cooking shows say they have purchased food as a direct result of something they’ve seen on a cooking show. The popularity of cooking shows in America goes all the way back to the creation and introduction of the Betty Crocker fictional mascot in 1924. Since then, the cooking show industry has evolved greatly to meet the ever-growing demands of consumers.
This infographic shows how much grease the average fast food restaurant in the U.S. produces every day. Not only that, but it also shows how much grease is produced over a week, month, and year. To take the calculations even further, it reveals just how much grease is produced by all restaurants in the U.S. every day, week, month, and year.
This infographic features interesting wine facts and little-known statistics that will definitely get the conversation started at your next party. For instance, did you know that there are 10,000 varieties of wine grapes worldwide? Also, the average age of a French Oak Tree harvested for use in creating wine barrels is 170 years old?
What do you get when you cross a chicken with a duck with a turkey? A “Turducken” of course! Turducken is a dish consisting of a chicken stuffed into a duck, stuffed into a turkey with stuffing or dressing separating the layers. It is a form of what is called “engastration” which is a recipe method where one animal is stuffed inside another.
In the U.S., various combinations of salads, soups, and sandwiches have been popular lunch choices for decades. Historically, lunch began as a ladies’ meal in the 18th century as a snack between breakfast and dinner. It has since evolved to become a favorite time of day for many Americans. But how popular is lunch for the rest of the world, and how do meals differ from country to country?
Prized for its simplicity, flan has been delighting palates for centuries. It originated in the Roman Empire and has come a long way since then, becoming the quintessential Latin dessert. Its smooth custard texture is balanced off with its signature ingredient: caramel. A few simple ingredients are put together to become a flan-tastic treat worth sharing!
Dinner: it’s one of the world’s favorite meals of the day. According to research, 43 percent of families in the U.S. eat dinner together every evening. Americans eat out approximately 1.4 times per week. When Americans do leave the house for a professionally prepared meal, they tend to visit Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Pizza, and Thai restaurants most often. So how do our dinner eating habits compare to the rest of the world?
Did you know that 1 in 5 kids think that fish fingers are made from chicken? Here’s an infographic from Fishfinger showing everything you ever wanted (and needed) to know about fish fingers.
With a history spanning 600 years, it’s not surprising that there’s more to coffee than meets the eye. The earliest evidence of coffee cultivation comes from the port of Mocha in Yemen in the 15th Century. By the 16th Century, coffee had spread to the Middle East, Turkey and Persia (now Iran). Today, $4 billion is spent each year importing coffee to the U.S. As coffee drinking has become more prevalent around the world, different styles of coffee drinks have been introduced.
Just how much candy do we eat at Halloween? Well, certainly a lot. Americans eat the weight of six Titanic ships in candy every October 31! Kids eat 13 Big Mac’s worth of calories in one night! See the following infographic for more mind-boggling facts and figures about America’s spookiest holiday.
With the fourth season of “Downton Abbey” now premiering, why not throw a glamorous dinner party inspired by the old tradition? Terrys Fabrics shows us how in the following infographic.
The dessert’s role is to strengthen the success of a meal and these next sweet delights Cheapflights has to show us won’t be a disappointment.