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Curiosities

09
Oct

HOW MANY TIMES CAN COOKING OIL BE REUSED? HOW SAFE IS REUSING FRYING OIL?

Castey

Surely on more than one occasion you have wondered saving the used oil and reuse it for another meal. It is an easy question, but it has a complex answer. Before answering you must know the properties of the oil and what happens when it is subjected to many factors. It doesn’t only depend on

27
Mar

SPACE FOOD

Castey

The Chinese space station is experimenting with rice and watercress farming in microgravity conditions. It also has a silkworm breeding centre because some researches indicate they could be a good protein source in future long duration space trips.   Watercress has already flowered and some rice plants have reached 10cm height. Furthermore, 5 silkworms have

27
Mar

THE MOST RIDICOUSLY EXPENSIVE DESSERT OF THE WORLD

Castey

If someday you have such extra money you don’t know what to do with it, maybe you will like to throw it away doing something as stupid as eating a dish of fresh strawberries appraised at 4 million dollars. This is the prize of the Arnaud Strawberries you can savor in the Arnaud’s restaurant in

27
Mar

WHO INVENTED THE SPANISH OMELETTE?

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We have discovered we have a small obsession with Spanish Omelette while writing this blog. This is probably because having the best non-stick properties is one of our main goals and the Spanish Omelette is the dish in which a frying pan must prove its skills. Following this little obsession, we have thought it would

27
Mar

EAT CHOCOLATE AND BE HAPPY. CHOCOLATE BENEFITS.

Castey

We have always been told chocolate make us get fat and also produces caries and zits. Anyway most of us feel such a strong attraction to this food –and the annual turnover of this product is so big- that companies have assigned huge economical resources to deeply study all its properties and composition. We are

27
Mar

CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN A MOON AND A FRYING PAN?

Castey

One of these pictures is Europe, one of the Jupiter 4 big moons. The rest are dirty, old, damaged frying pans. Can you distinguish them? The NASA twitted the challenge in 2015 and the answer is at the end of this post.   Jupiter 4 big moons were discovered by Galileo in 1610. In 1989

27
Mar

OUR SUGGESTION FOR AN ABSURDLY EXPENSIVE MENU

Castey

If your richness and stupidity level is a little bit lower than the one required to order Arnaud Strawberries, we can also suggest you some other absurd dishes you can probably afford. There are many others, but the ones we have selected have been developed to turn the most popular dishes of the world into

27
Mar

THE FRYING PAN HISTORY

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This frying pan dates back to the 3th century and it’s supposed to have been manufactured by a soldier of the Roman army in Wales. Its main peculiarity is it has a foldable handle that makes it easier to store and carry on.   Even though cookware is used since the discovery of fire and