Here are today’s five thing to know about Fritters

  1. In the United States, fritters typically refer to a variety of fried foods consisting of deep fried batter or breading that has been filled with ingredients, such as meat, fruit and seafood.
  2. In British fish and chip shops, fritters means a food item that servers as a side dish to the fish and chips.
  3. The most popular Burmese fritters is the gourd fritter, which are served as breakfast or tea snacks.
  4. In South Asia, fritters are one of the most popular roadside snacks.
  5. In Japanese cuisine, fritters are called tempura, which is a vegetable or seafood covered with light crispy batter.


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Today’s Food History

  • 1885 George Richard Minot was born. An American physician, he was one of the developers of a raw-liver diet used to treat pernicious anemia.
  • 1923 Maria Cecilia Sophia Anna Kalogeropoulos was born. Otherwise known as opera diva Maria Callas. She is a passionate recipe collector.
  • 1970 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began operations. William Ruckelhaus was the first director.
  • 1995 Maria Telkes died. A Hungarian born American biophysicist & chemist, she was a pioneer in using solar energy in heating applications. Among other things, she developed a solar heated sea water distillation system and a solar powered stove.
  • 2000 The music group ‘The Smashing Pumpkins’ play their final concert in Chicago before breaking up.