Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays:
MyRecipes February 6 is National Chopsticks Day Five things you should know about Chopsticks In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows” Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating. The first chopsticks were probably…

December 28 – National Chocolate Day

Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays:
National Chocolate Day Five Food Finds about Chocolate The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word, “Xocolatl”, which ironically means “bitter water”. The biggest bar of chocolate ever made was created in 2000 and weighed 5,000 pounds.  Turin is the city in Italy that can be proud…