January 27 – National Chocolate Cake Day
Did You Know: The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English “chocolate mayonnaise”
Daily Trivia: The “blood” that you see in infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.
Today’s Quote: “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”~Charles M. Schulz
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
- 1521 The Diet of Worms begins; an assembly of the Holy Roman Empire where Martin Luther made his famous appearance.
- 1851 RIP John James Audubon: Ornithologist, naturalist & artist, known for his paintings & prints of North American birds.
- 1910 RIP Thomas Crapper: Said to have invented the flush toilet. Many believe he simply “improved” the device invented by others.
- 1984 Michael Jackson’s hair catches fire while filming a Pepsi commercial.