Some popular Cajun dishes include pork based sausages such as andouille and boudin; various jambalayas and gumbos; coush-coush (a creamed corn dish) and etouffee.
It is an historical fact that the laborers who built the Great Wall in China were fed sauerkraut to prevent scurvy and other debilitating diseases that come from eating only rice.
Europeans were devouring stewed cabbage during the cold winter months because it was one of the few staples available when the ground produced little else.
There are literally thousands of cakes recipes (some are bread-like and some rich and elaborate) and many are centuries old. Baking utensils and directions have been so perfected and simplified that even the amateur cook may easily become and expert baker.
There are five basic types of cake, depending on the substance used for leavening.
During the 1970s in the early stage of the sushi boom in California, most people did not like the thought of raw fish and nori, so a smart unknown California chef created the now famous California Roll.