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February 6th is National Chopsticks Day! / #NationalChopsticksDay

Posted on February 6, 2019

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Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

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Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

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Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

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Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

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February 6th is National Chopsticks Day!

Posted on February 6, 2018

High-res version

Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

 

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

0013729e4a580e66bb920d

Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

55f7e4_4e65e238626a4ec3b9f896fd2e448a22

Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

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Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


February 6th is National Chopsticks Day!

Posted on February 6, 2017

High-res version

Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

 

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

0013729e4a580e66bb920d

Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

55f7e4_4e65e238626a4ec3b9f896fd2e448a22

Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

maxresdefault

Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.
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