• Potatoe

    Did you know … potatoes can kill you with their ugliness?

    Of course not, but when the Spaniards brought them to Europe from South America at the end of the 16th century, they did not receive much of a welcome reception. Although in their homeland the Incas not only ate them, but also worshipped them to the point of burying potatoes together with their dead, because […]

  • Honey

    Did you know… honey never expires?

    In the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs were found pots with wine, olive oil and honey dating back over 3000 years! The olive oil and the wine had gone bad but the honey, turns out, was still perfectly good to be consumed. Even if – in practice – honey could last forever, its taste qualities […]

  • Blue agave

    Did you know… tequila can be turned into diamonds?

    It is absolutely true – a team of Mexican scientists experimented with various organic solutions and after numerous alchemical experiments found out that tequila with an alcohol content of 40% has the best ratio of ethanol to water for the production of synthetic diamonds. After heating up the liquid and evaporating it, they heated up […]

  • Cacao tree

    Did you know… cocoa fights tooth decay?

    That’s right, there are parts of the cacao beans that have a strong antibacterial effect and, after numerous studies, the benefits of the cocoa beans have been proven. So, do not be surprised if you see cacao in the ingredients of your toothpaste some day. Naturally, this does not mean that you should start eating […]

  • Garlic

    Did you know … there is a garlic phobia?

    And no, it is not a joke, it really does exist, and its medical term is alliumphobia. People who suffer from it can not even get close to garlic, let alone eat it. If they do, they get sick, they start to shake, they lose control and their connection to reality, thinking they are dying. […]

  • Curcuma

    Did you know… Turmeric is useful?

    In the current situation, when it is of the utmost importance to boost our immune system, what we eat plays a key role. Some call it “the saffron of the poor” because of its resemblance to the far more expensive spice – the saffron. The Turmeric, as a wild herb, grows in hot and humid […]