Food Facts & Lore

Cucumber, Cowcumber, Coocumber

Many of the names we use for things were inspired by simple, usually ancient observation. From our 21st-century point of view, these observations seem at times a bit far-fetched. Or at least it would be difficult to make an accurate guess. Take the carrot, for example. We easily assume that its name comes from an… Continue reading Cucumber, Cowcumber, Coocumber

Food Facts & Lore

10 Food Conversation Bites

Sometimes, all it takes to revive conversation is a little detour. That aunt, or your brother’s buddy, who always interjects random trivia actually has a good point: totally out-of-the box information surprises and awakens the mind. Indulge. Here are 10 Food-related bits of information to use any way you see fit, and especially off the… Continue reading 10 Food Conversation Bites