Interesting facts about falafel

Falafel is a staple Middle Eastern dish and a popular street food around the world. It consists of fried spiced balls or patties of ground chickpeas or fava beans (or a mixture of both) stuffed into a pita or wrapped in laffa bread with hot sauce, tahini sauce, and generally some saladlike combination of tomato, … Read more

Interesting facts about pitaya or dragon fruit

Pitaya, or pitahaya also known as dragon fruit is the fruit of several different cactus species indigenous to the Americas. Today, pitahaya is cultivated in Southeast Asia, Florida, the Caribbean, Australia, and throughout tropical and subtropical world regions. Pitahaya is often considered a tropical “super-food” because of its wealth of benefits, and its somewhat “under … Read more

Interesting facts about black pepper

Black pepper (Piper nigrum), also called pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. It is the world’s most traded spice, and is one of the most common spices added to cuisines around the world. Black pepper is often … Read more

Interesting facts about raspberries

The raspberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family. The fruit in proper botanical language is not a berry at all, but instead an aggregate fruit of numerous drupelets around a central core. Raspberry derives its name from raspise, “a sweet rose-colored wine” (mid-15th … Read more