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National Cotton Candy Day 2017

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National Cotton Candy Day 2017 Today is National Cotton Candy Day! Just whispering the words releases the thoughts of sugary fairy dust floating like a cloud through the sky. Cotton candy when first invented was a magical treat beyond the reach of many due to its intensive labor cost. Brief History Cotton Candy was once too expensive for the average household. This magical treat was reserved for the super-rich until modern machinery technology provided access for the masses. Today, the average person can taste this sweet confection at fairs, carnivals, festivals, and at home. Who Invented Cotton Candy? The origin of cotton candy is still debated today. Some sources trace its creation to a form of spun sugar found in Europe in the 19th century. Others suggest it originated in Italy as early as the 15th century. Whose Creation...

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National Baklava Day: Today’s Food Celebration

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food recipes, Holiday Food Recipes 2017, Leisure Lifestyle, National Baklava Day, National Food Holiday Celebrations, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Today in Food History, Top Holiday Mystery Novels, Traditional Baklava Turkish Recipe, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized, USA National Food Holidays | Comments Off on National Baklava Day: Today’s Food Celebration

Quote of the Day: Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that. Joss Whedon Today is National Baklava Day! It serves as a testimony to the treasury of food customs passed down from one generation to the next while preparing handmade sweet desserts. What is Baklava? Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey. It is characteristic of the cuisines of the Levant, the Caucasus, Balkans, Maghreb, and of Central and West Asia. Wikipedia History of Baklava The origin of Baklava is unknown. Roman cuisine had borrowed a great deal from the ancient Greeks, but placenta (and hence baklava) had a Latin, not a Greek, origin—please note that the conservative, anti-Greek Cato left us this...

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