Category: Food & Drink Infographics
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.
Is food dye really that bad for you? Check out the infographic below presented to learn about food dye and it’s dangerous impact on our health.
It’s a Friday night or a Tuesday night. Work is over and now what do you do? Grab a glass of wine of course! For the girls in the room…wine is all about staying classy, fun, and healthy.
What’s the difference between bourbon and whiskey? Well, all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. Check out the infographic below to learn more.
The food one decides to eat for breakfast can vary greatly from person to person, especially when you’re thinking about what people outside of the U.S. prefer to eat to start their day off right. Breakfast sandwiches, cold cereal, coffee, eggs, fruit, and juice are all common breakfast choices for people living in the U.S. What about the rest of the world? The following infographic will take you on a trip around the world, giving you a “taste” of what people cook and eat for breakfast in different countries.