Oxford Companion to Food fact of the week:
As pancakes increased in popularity in Britain during the 17th Century, there was much debate over what should form the liquid base of the batter with milk, cream, water, and even brandy having their advocates.
Love food? Love facts about food? Can’t stop watching that adorable cat steal the pancake? We’re going to be posting a series of fun food facts, from the new edition of The Oxford Companion to Food, so get your knives and forks at the ready and prepare to share our plate of food nerdiness!
Follow the #OxCompFood hashtag across social media for more delicious food treats, bon appetit!
Gif via Giphy.com
Making pancakes, making rum pancakes!
- the Avengers get really bored one day and pick names out of a hat and trade costumes and spend the rest of the day pretending they got bodyswapped to mess with Tony
- it’s Steve’s idea
"By our stumbling, the world is perfected."
Palestine: They destroy our economy, our families, and keep taking our land.
Israel: They started throwing rocks at us. They don’t deserve this land. We called dibs, like, 3,000 years ago.
"Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control. We can love and care for others but we cannot possess our children, lovers, family, or friends. We can assist them, pray for them, and wish them well, yet in the end their happiness and suffering depend on their thoughts and actions, not on our wishes."
Kalighat temple. Five hundred years old. Capitol of Kali worship.
A couple kissing (a peck) in public was shocking and outrageous (but they were foreigners, so not entirely surprising)
Offended by men wearing shorts or women wearing tank tops in public. (Okay, okay, I am like this in America, too)
The A/C was too cold last night. I would have preferred the fans.