Created By Accident, These 5 Foods Are Now Famous
Feb 19, 2016 04:20 AM EST | By Anita Valensia
It takes a recipe and correct timing to make great food, but some of today's favorite dishes turn out to be results of accidents. Here are some of the dishes made from mistakes.
Chocolate chip cookies
It was Ruth Wakefield, the owner of Toll House Inn, Massachusetts, who baked chocolate cookies for guests in 1930. As she ran out of the powder, she used semi sweet chocolate with the hope that it would melt in the dough. It didn't. Soon after, the cookies studded with chunks of chocolate became Toll House's signature snacks.
In a cold day back in 1905, Frank Epperson, an 11-year-old boy, accidentally left his stirring stick in a glass of soda frozen on the porch. The handled frozen soda-water mixture was named Epsicle and he soon patented the invention. Not long after the discovery, he changed the name to Popsicle - which today's generation feels very familiar with.
One of the world's favorite beverages was invented centuries ago. The Mesopotamians initially called it a defective drink due to the improper storage of grains. The moist condition caused the fermentation process to occur. This eventually led to the invention of the strange liquid that's now become a global drink.
In 1898, Kellogg brothers (yes Kellogg!) were trying to make healthy meals in the sanitarium where they worked. After boiling wheat, they let it go stale unintentionally. In an attempt to do something about it, they rolled the batter but it became flaky. They toasted the flakes and served it as patients' meals and surprisingly, everyone loved it. The siblings began to experiment with other basic ingredients and corn was one of them. The invention of corn flakes changed American breakfast forever.
Who would've thought that laziness resulted in one of the famous culinary inventions? John Motagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, was addicted to gambling. His addiction was so intense that he didn't want to leave the table. In his attempt to keep things practical and utensil-free, he always ordered the same meal - bacon inserted between two slices of bread.
Everyone wants to sleep well at night, but it seems that so few of us actually understand the correlation between what we eat and how we sleep. While we understand that getting a great night of sleep on a regular basis is essential for good health, it is another thing entirely to understand how we can actually get to that point.
We constantly hear how diet influences our health, after all, we know that eating too much of the wrong type of food can make you overweight and lead to you developing dangerous diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Instagram fame has become all the rage in the last few years, not just for the amount of attention and recognition that a bustling page can offer, but also the opportunity to make some cash on the side as an influencer. Instagram has changed a lot since its debut in 2010, but as of today, it’s one of the most widely-used apps on both the Android and iTunes stores. Whether you’re a business owner looking to boost your sales and expand your reach or an Instagrammer looking to cement your place among the app’s biggest names, this guide is for you. Keep reading to learn how to attract more followers to your Instagram page.
Finding new restaurants to eat at while on vacation doesn't need to be a stressful experience. With a little research, making the most of your surroundings, and some help from the locals, you can have a culinary experience that enhances the whole trip.
It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.