Food & Drink

Interesting Facts About Pepsi

Pepsi, originally introduced as Brad’s Drink in 1893, has since grown into a multi-billion dollar brand which has much more than just cola to offer. Pepsi is manufactured by PepsiCo, which also owns well-known brands such as Walker’s crisps, Doritos, Tropicana, 7 Up, Mountain Dew, Naked Juice and Nobby’s Nuts. In 1893, Pepsi – or […]

National Doughnut Day

It’s the time of the year again where National Doughnut Day (Also spelt as donut) is celebrated word wide! Each year on the first Friday in the month of June, millions of people flock to the nearest shop, bakery or café to gobble down some of their favorite doughnuts. Many doughnut establishments throughout the United […]

25 Interesting Facts About Peas

“I eat my peas with honey, I have done all my life, It makes the peas tastes funny, But it sticks them to the knife!” Find out more facts about the pea now. The Latin name for the pea is pisum sativum. The pea is thought to have originated from Middle Asia. The oldest pea […]

27 Juicy Facts About Lemons

Bartenders usually put a slice of lemon in a glass of Coca-Cola to add a little extra flavor. Here are many other interesting facts about lemons. The name is said to have derived from an Asian word for “sour fruit”. Lemons are technically berries. Historians believe that lemons have been around since first century A.D. […]

13 Fun Sugar Facts

How much do you really know about sugar? Different sugar studies consistently find that people have some misconceptions about sugar. Test your own knowledge of sugar here with these fun sugar facts. Sugar is found in the fibers of all plants, as a byproduct of the process of photosynthesis. Sugar occurs naturally in fruits, dairy […]

Clementine, Orange, Satsuma & Tangerine Differences

What are the differences between oranges and other similar-looking orange fruits? If you would like to know the answer, check out the facts! What Are Clementines, Oranges, Satsumas & Tangerines? Clementines, Oranges, Satsumas and Tangerines are all types of Mandarins, which were fruit that was originally cultivated in China. They were deemed fruit for the […]

Why Do We Give Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?

14th February is Valentine's Day - a working holiday, which is celebrated worldwide. While seemingly over commercialised, the sales of many items, such as chocolate sky-rocket (along with the prices). Find out why we give chocolate on this special day!

12 Flippin’ Awesome Pancake Day Facts

Shrove Tuesday – more commonly known as Pancake Day or Pancake Tuesday is celebrated every year to mark the first day of Lent. Eating pancakes on this day is celebrated world-wide and the idea of eating pancakes before Ash Wednesday back to over a thousand years ago. Here are 12 flippin’ awesome facts about Pancake […]

How To Make Wine in Five Steps

Have you ever smelt a glass of wine and been enchanted by the scent? If you’d like to learn how wine is made, here’s all the facts you need. Wine making is a natural process that requires little human intervention. There are five steps to making a good wine, and here they are: Harvesting Grapes, […]

30 Interesting Facts About Pasta

Not only is pasta simple to make and equally delicious, but there are plenty of interesting facts about Italy’s favorite dish right here! Pasta is a type of noodle that is used in cooking. It is a staple food of most Italian cuisines. The first reference to pasta, in a book, was in 1154. It […]

Facts About Green Tea

If you’re new to this beverage or a lifelong drinker, then these facts on green tea will have you reaching for the kettle! Green tea is traditionally made from the leaves of the Camellia senensis plant. The plant is a small leaf bush, with multiple stems, that can reach up to three meters in length. […]

Why Do We Eat Turkey on Christmas Day?

Christmas is full of old traditions, like eating turkey on Christmas day, sending out Christmas cards, hanging tinsel around the house, but why do we do it and how did it originate? Here’s the facts. Turkeys were first bought into Britain in 1526, before this time, for Christmas meals people used to eat geese, boars’ […]