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Quiz – What Christmas Treat Are You?

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Why Do We Put Oranges in Christmas Stockings?

Like most children, when I was little I used to find it almost impossible to fall asleep on Christmas Eve. I would lie awake, whispering to my brother with whom I shared a bunk-bed until we heard the hushed footsteps of our par– er– Santa Claus at our doors. We’d hurriedly pretend to be asleep…
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5 Must-Try Egyptian Snacks

The other night I had a dream that a friend and I went to Egypt. It’s on my list of places to travel to, but in the dream, my friend and I were walking to the pyramids and someone stole all her luggage right out of her hands. I don’t know why she was carrying…
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Christmas Foods Around the World

  Christmas: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, as far as the song says. There are some absolutely wonderful things about the Christmas/Holiday season, and one of those things is, of course, the food. Many places have food traditions surrounding specific holidays and Christmas is no exception. Christmas foods around the world vary from…
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Who Invented Pizza?

Pizza. One of the greatest gifts given to mankind. It’s simple, yet so effective. It makes for perfect party food, breakup food, and hangover food. You can dress it up fancy or keep it simple. It’s delicious straight out of the oven, or even refrigerated the next day. Pizza is, in a word, perfection. So…
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10 Amazing Snacks from India

I went to India in July and August 2012. The country left many impressions on me: the smell of spices and sandalwood, the colourful clothing, the friendly people, and of course, the heat heat heat. I don’t think I’ve ever sweat as much as I did in India. But it was well worth it getting…
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The History of Lays Potato Chips

If you’re a fan of potato chips, you’ve almost certainly heard of Lay’s Potato Chips. And if you’ve never heard of Lay’s, you’ve still probably eaten them under one of their many other names: Sabritas, Walkers, Smith’s, Chipsy, Tapuchips, and more. The potato chip giant has flavours as common as Salt and Vinegar and as…
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How to Make Your Own Fruit Snacks

Fruit snacks have been a staple lunchbox snacks for kids all over the world. The gummy candy-like snacks are a fun way to up your fruit intake. But with the return of homemade snacks and concerns over unnecessary additives, fruit snacks are becoming something people are more wary of. Are they really that healthy? You…
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8 of the Best Snacks from Ireland

Ireland is usually on our radar a few times a year: St. Patrick’s Day and every time you pass a box of Lucky Charms in the cereal aisle. But this land of castles, pubs, and rolling hills is also home to a number of unique snack foods. We’ve worked to compile for you a list…
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Five of the World’s Strangest Foods

There’s no shortage of interesting food choices in the world. Whether you’re barbecuing an unusual animal or mixing ingredients that wouldn’t normally go together. But some foods out there just beg you to scratch your chin and ask… why? We’ve compiled a list of some of the world’s strangest foods that we’ve come across in…
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