Category: Food and drink.

  • ‘How much milk does a cow give per day?’

    ‘How much milk does a cow give per day?’

    Have you ever wondered how much milk an average cow gives per day? It depends on many factors, such as breeding conditions, breed, age, and individual predispositions (in this case, individuals being female cows :)). Cows bred for meat give less milk than cows specifically bred for milk production. If we assume that the average…

  • How much milk does a goat give per day?

    How much milk does a goat give per day?

    If you are interested in how much milk a goat typically produces in a day, we have the answer for you. It depends on the breed of the goat and the conditions of the farm. Some breeds are more productive and can produce larger quantities of milk. On average, purebred goats with high milk production…

  • “What are the least calorie sweets?”

    “What are the least calorie sweets?”

    The least calorie-sweet treats are jellies and fruit-based ice cream, also known as sorbets. Most jellies contain only 50 kcal / 100 grams or even less, while sorbets have around 75 kcal / 100 grams. Some dietetic rice puddings also have a similar calorie content to sorbet. Fans of chocolate bars can opt for a…

  • What is black garlic?

    What is black garlic?

    Black garlic is not a variety of regular garlic, but rather its processed form. To prepare black garlic, it is kept at a high temperature (above 40 degrees) for several weeks, which undergoes an aging (fermentation) process and changes its color. Black garlic has many beneficial nutritional properties and is used to make delicious vegetable…

  • How much does a cup of sugar weigh?

    How much does a cup of sugar weigh?

    How much does a cup of sugar weigh? The answer to this question is primarily useful in the kitchen. In many recipes, especially for desserts, a cup of sugar is listed as an ingredient and a way to measure the amount of sugar. ## How much does a cup of sugar weigh? It’s worth noting…

  • What to put in an Easter basket?

    What to put in an Easter basket?

    Easter Basket, also known as “święconka” in Polish, is the term used for the blessed foods on Holy Saturday. The selection of products largely depends on regional traditions, however, some dishes and additions appear in almost all parts of Poland. These include: eggs (often in the form of decorated pisanki or kraszanki), lamb, salt and…

  • What is buckwheat?

    What is buckwheat?

    Quinoa is a type of plant belonging to the amaranth family or amaranthaceae. There are over 100 varieties of quinoa worldwide, with about 30 distinguished in Poland. Currently, one of the most popular varieties of the plant is quinoa rice, also known as Peruvian rice, holy grain of the Incas, and quinoa. The plant is…

  • How many calories do mandarins have?

    How many calories do mandarins have?

    How many calories do mandarins have? We have checked the kcal content in one mandarin, as well as in 100 grams of these fruits. How many calories do mandarins have in 100 grams? There are 53 calories (kcal) in 100 grams of mandarins. How many calories are in one mandarin? One medium-sized mandarin contains about…

  • How many calories does Grander Texas from KFC have?

    How many calories does Grander Texas from KFC have?

    Grander Texas is one of the largest sandwiches that you can order at KFC. We have checked how many calories Grander Texas has. The information is provided in official documents (Nutrition Facts Table) available on the restaurant’s website. How many calories does Grander Texas have? Grander Texas is a sandwich that weighs a whopping 300…

  • “Is Eating Meat on Friday a Sin?”

    “Is Eating Meat on Friday a Sin?”

    Is eating meat on Fridays a sin? “Observe the prescribed fasts and abstain from eating meat, and in times of penance refrain from participating in festivities.” This was the fourth church commandment before the changes introduced a few years ago, in 2013. It applied to all periods of penance, including every Friday, and stated that…

  • What are the properties of green tea?

    What are the properties of green tea?

    Many people claim that there is no better recipe for starting and ending the day than drinking a cup of green tea. But is the beverage really that healthy? Green tea is rich in valuable health ingredients, including vitamins (C, B, E, K), tannins, polyphenols, catechins, amino acids, and trace elements (potassium, zinc, calcium). Regular…

  • ‘How much does a teaspoon and a tablespoon of sugar weigh?’

    ‘How much does a teaspoon and a tablespoon of sugar weigh?’

    How much does a teaspoon and tablespoon of sugar weigh? In many recipes, especially for sweet pastries, a teaspoon of sugar is one of the ingredients. However, sometimes we would like to measure the necessary amount based on weight. The answer to this question will be useful primarily in the kitchen. Although it will also…

  • What is the weight of a cup of flour?

    What is the weight of a cup of flour?

    How much does a cup of flour weigh? This question is often asked in the kitchen, usually when following someone else’s recipe. Our doubts start to arise when we wonder if our cup has a different capacity than the one used by the recipe author. Therefore, it is best to measure ingredients using a kitchen…

  • ‘How much does a glass of oil weigh?’

    ‘How much does a glass of oil weigh?’

    How much does a cup of oil weigh? First of all, it should be noted that most recipes assume a cup capacity of 250 ml. We also provide the following information for such a cup. How much does a cup of rapeseed and sunflower oil weigh? A cup of sunflower oil weighs approximately 232 grams.…

  • How much does 1 cup and 1 liter of milk weigh?

    How much does 1 cup and 1 liter of milk weigh?

    How much does milk weigh? How to convert liters of this liquid to grams and kilograms? It turns out that milk has a weight-to-volume ratio very close to water. It is approximately 1:1.03 (1). When converting milliliters to grams, for simplicity, the rounding and the ratio of 1:1 are assumed. How much does a glass…

  • ‘The World’s Largest McDonald’s Restaurant – where is it?’

    ‘The World’s Largest McDonald’s Restaurant – where is it?’

    Where is the largest McDonald’s restaurant in the world located? How many square meters does it have and how many guests can it accommodate? The largest McDonald’s restaurant in the world is located at the Frankfurt Airport. It was opened in 2015 and has a whopping 4,000 square meters of space, accommodating up to 650…

  • What is saffron?

    What is saffron?

    Saffron is the most expensive spice by weight in the world. The ingredient is derived from the stigmas of the saffron crocus, also known as Crocus sativus. The spice has been used for over 3000 years as a flavoring for food and a component in cosmetics. It is believed that saffron was originally found in…

  • Does chocolate help with cough?

    Does chocolate help with cough?

    Chocolate improves mood, reduces stress, and protects blood vessels – it has many amazing properties, but did you know that this list can also be extended to treating coughs? That’s what scientists from Imperial College London have found. A control group, composed of individuals struggling with coughing, were given medications made from chocolate. Improvement was…

  • Who invented popcorn?

    Who invented popcorn?

    Today, popcorn is primarily associated with movies and American culture. However, a significant number of archaeologists believe that this popular snack was actually invented by the Aztecs, who considered it a complement to other dishes and a form of decoration. The recipe for roasted corn kernels became popular in North America in the 13th century,…

  • Why does a fork have four tines?

    Why does a fork have four tines?

    First of all, not every fork has four prongs – there are also forks with two or three prongs, used for different types of food according to the rules of etiquette. A three-pronged fork is still sometimes used for everyday meals, such as salads or fish. A four-pronged fork is currently considered the standard for…

  • “What plants contain the most protein?”

    “What plants contain the most protein?”

    Every year, both in Poland and worldwide, vegetarian and vegan diets are gaining increasing popularity. Animal products are often the main source of protein, but how can one provide the body with this valuable nutrient when they don’t want or can’t eat meat and dairy? The solution is to consume carefully selected vegetables. Good sources…

  • What is craft beer?

    What is craft beer?

    Craft beer, also known as artisanal beer, is a small brewery that produces beer primarily for the local market or distributes it in small quantities domestically. The name comes from the English word “craft” which means craftsmanship. There is no universally accepted definition of what breweries are considered craft, but typically a craft brewery is…

  • Why is it worth eating strawberries?

    Why is it worth eating strawberries?

    The strawberry season is about to begin soon. These sweet fruits not only have exceptional taste qualities but also many valuable properties. Why choose strawberries? One of their advantages is the fact that they contain more vitamin C than citrus fruits. Additionally, red fruits are rich in vitamins A, E, PP, and B vitamins. Strawberries…

  • “What seasonal vegetables and fruits are worth eating in June?”

    “What seasonal vegetables and fruits are worth eating in June?”

    June is a true paradise for lovers of fresh vegetables and fruits. Such products are incredibly rich in nutrients and have exceptional taste qualities. Among vegetables, the leaders are cabbage, leafy greens, root vegetables, and onions. Some of the delights in terms of taste include cauliflower, broccoli, young cabbage, kohlrabi, lettuce, arugula, spinach, beet greens,…

  • “What products contain iron?”

    “What products contain iron?”

    Iron is one of the most important micronutrients necessary for proper body functioning. The body often signals when the iron levels are too low. If you constantly feel tired, have problems with memory and concentration, and have noticed pale skin and increased hair loss, these are signs that you should make sure your diet is…

  • “Are pierogi a Polish dish?”

    “Are pierogi a Polish dish?”

    It is commonly believed that pierogi are the most Polish dish. Sometimes it is also considered that countries east of Poland – Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia – belong to the same culinary circle and therefore their respective pierogi are also treated as national dishes. However, similar dishes are known practically all over the world,…

  • “What are the natural sources of fiber?”

    “What are the natural sources of fiber?”

    Currently, slogans such as “high-fiber diet” or “natural sources of fiber” are often heard. Have you ever wondered what lies behind this name? Fiber is also known as dietary fiber or food fiber. It is a collection of substances, usually of plant origin, that are not digested by enzymes present in the human digestive system.…

  • “What are the properties of asparagus?”

    “What are the properties of asparagus?”

    June is the season for fresh asparagus. These noble vegetables not only taste great, but also have many valuable properties. Why is it worth eating asparagus? These low-calorie vegetables are rich in folic acid, which helps in the building of new cells. Asparagus contains calcium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, and iron. These components are needed,…

  • “What seasonal vegetables and fruits are in July?”

    “What seasonal vegetables and fruits are in July?”

    Seasonal vegetables and fruits are a real vitamin bomb. What should we try in July? Among vegetables, zucchini, bell peppers, pattypan squash, corn, and Italian parsley are the kings. July fruits include raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, cherries, tomatoes, and cherries. Each of these products has amazing health properties. Berries, for example, regulate cholesterol levels and exhibit…

  • What fruits are a natural source of potassium?

    What fruits are a natural source of potassium?

    Potassium is an element that is responsible for the proper functioning of the body’s water-electrolyte and acid-base balance. Potassium deficiencies can manifest themselves through symptoms such as fatigue, irregular heartbeat, muscle cramps, swelling of the legs and hands, or hypertension. Among fruits, natural sources of potassium include bananas, gooseberries, peaches, apricots, currants, grapes, and pineapples.