Here are today’s five thing to know about Cashew:

  1. Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.
  2. Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.
  3. The fresh cashew nut has a substance inside that produce a highly valuable, and highly toxic product known as Cashew Nut Shell Liquid or CNSL.
  4. Cashews in Costa Rica are harvested during March and April.
  5. A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

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