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Let’s Eat Cake! January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day! #NationalChocolateCakeDay

Posted on January 27, 2019

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Here are today’s five things to know about Chocolate:

The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English to“chocolate mayonnaise”.

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The “blood” that you see in the infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.

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The history of chocolate cake goes back to 1764, when Dr. James Baker discovered how to make chocolate by grinding cocoa beans between two massive circular millstones.

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A process for making silkier and smoother chocolate called conching was developed in 1879 by Swiss Rodolphe and made it easier to bake with chocolate as it amalgamates smoothly and completely with cake batters.

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In the U.S.A, “chocolate decadence” cakes were popular in the 1980s; in the 1990s, single-serving molten chocolate cakes with liquid chocolate centers and infused chocolates with exotic flavors such as tea, curry, red pepper, passion fruit, and champagne were popular.

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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

  • 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.

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January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day!

Posted on January 27, 2018

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Here are today’s five things to know about Chocolate:

The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English to“chocolate mayonnaise”.

giphy65

The “blood” that you see in the infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.

giphy66

The history of chocolate cake goes back to 1764, when Dr. James Baker discovered how to make chocolate by grinding cocoa beans between two massive circular millstones.

184_en-us_large

A process for making silkier and smoother chocolate called conching was developed in 1879 by Swiss Rodolphe and made it easier to bake with chocolate as it amalgamates smoothly and completely with cake batters.

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In the U.S.A, “chocolate decadence” cakes were popular in the 1980s; in the 1990s, single-serving molten chocolate cakes with liquid chocolate centers and infused chocolates with exotic flavors such as tea, curry, red pepper, passion fruit, and champagne were popular.

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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

  • 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.

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January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day!

Posted on January 27, 2017

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Here are today’s five things to know about Chocolate:

 

The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English to“chocolate mayonnaise”.

giphy65

The “blood” that you see in the infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.

giphy66

The history of chocolate cake goes back to 1764, when Dr. James Baker discovered how to make chocolate by grinding cocoa beans between two massive circular millstones.

184_en-us_large

A process for making silkier and smoother chocolate called conching was developed in 1879 by Swiss Rodolphe and made it easier to bake with chocolate as it amalgamates smoothly and completely with cake batters.

giphy67

In the U.S.A, “chocolate decadence” cakes were popular in the 1980s; in the 1990s, single-serving molten chocolate cakes with liquid chocolate centers and infused chocolates with exotic flavors such as tea, curry, red pepper, passion fruit, and champagne were popular.

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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

  • 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.

 


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January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day

Posted on January 27, 2016

Here are today’s five thing to know about Chocolate & Cake:

  1. The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English “chocolate mayonnaise”
  2. The “blood” that you see in infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.
  3. The history of chocolate cake goes back to 1764, when Dr. James Baker discovered how to make chocolate by grinding cocoa beans between two massive circular millstones.
  4. A process for making silkier and smoother chocolate called conching was developed in 1879 by Swiss Rodolphe and made it easier to bake with chocolate as it amalgamates smoothly and completely with cake batters.
  5. In the U.S.A, “chocolate decadence” cakes were popular in the 1980s; in the 1990s, single-serving molten chocolate cakes with liquid chocolate centers and infused chocolates with exotic flavors such as tea, curry, red pepper, passion fruit, and champagne were popular.

Today’s Quote: “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”~Charles M. Schulz

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 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.

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National Chocolate Cake Day

Posted on January 27, 2013

January 27

is

National Chocolate Cake Day

Today’s five food finds about

Chocolate Cake

  1. The history of chocolate cake goes back to 1764, when Dr. James Baker discovered how to make chocolate by grinding cocoa beans between two massive circular millstones.
  2. The first French word for chocolate mousse translates in English “chocolate mayonnaise”
  3. The “blood” that you see in infamous “shower scene” in Psycho is actually chocolate syrup.
  4. In 1828, Conrad Van Houten of the Netherlands developed a mechanical extraction method for extracting the fat from cacao liquor resulting in cacao butter and the partly defatted cacao, a compacted mass of solids that could be sold as it was “rock cacao” or ground into powder.
  5. Until 1890 to 1900, chocolate recipes were mostly for drinks.

On This Day in Food History…

  • 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.

  

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