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Global Hunger Index

The Global Hunger Index is a measurement to measure the hunger situation in a country. It is a Statistical tool. There are three numbers which are used to calculate the GHI. Each number has the same importance: The child mortality rate. The numbe ...

                                               

Holodomor

The Holodomor was a man-made famine that happened in Ukraine in 1932 and in 1933. At that time, Ukraine was a part of the Soviet Union. About seven million people starved to death in the Holodomor. Joseph Stalin was the leader and dictator of the ...

                                               

Kwashiorkor

Kwashiorkor is a health condition of poor nutrition from not having enough protein in the diet. If a person uses up energy from carbohydrates and lipids, their body may begin to use protein for energy. The body breaks down protein into energy tha ...

                                               

Meal

A meal is a serving of food eaten by human beings. Meals usually include several different types of food, such as grains, vegetables, fruit, and in some cases, meat. Meals have different names by time they are taken or by the type of food that is ...

                                               

Breakfast

Breakfast is the first meal of the day. It is usually eaten in the morning. The word comes from two other words; "break" and fast. Definition: from break v. + fast n. Cf. Fr. dejeuner "to breakfast," from L. dis-jejunare "to break the fast." Peop ...

                                               

Dinner

Dinner is a word with a few different meanings. In North America dinner usually means a large meal that is eaten in early evening. Sometimes dinner can mean a meal eaten in the middle of the day. This meaning is more common in the Southern United ...

                                               

Lunch

Luncheon, usually simply called lunch, is a meal that is usually eaten around noon or in the early afternoon. In most countries, it is the second meal of the day, after breakfast and before dinner. A lunch can be cold or hot. People that go to wo ...

                                               

Chef

The chef is responsible for everything about the food in a restaurant. He is responsible for buying the food, hiring and supervising the kitchen workers, creating the menus for the customers, and deciding the recipes the details of how the cookin ...

                                               

Fishmonger

A fishmonger is someone who sells fish and seafood. Fishmongers can be wholesalers or retailers. In many places there are fewer fishmongers than there used to be. Supermarkets have often replaced independent seafood sellers. Female fishmongers us ...

                                               

Waiter

A waiter is a person who "waits" on tables, often at a restaurant or cafe. A female waiter is called a waitress. They will take orders and delivers food to customers. A good waiter can also help the customers by recommending the best food in the ...

                                               

A&W Restaurants

A&W Restaurants is a chain of fast food restaurants known for its draft root beer and root beer floats. A&W was the first successful franchise company: the franchises began in the 1920s in California. The companys name was taken from the ...

                                               

American cheese

American cheese is a kind of pasteurized processed cheese. Usually, it has a mild taste. Originally, it was white, and made by mixing other kinds of cheese, most often Cheddar cheese and Swiss. It is no longer produced by mixing existing kinds of ...

                                               

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev N.V. is a Belgian-Brazilian multinational beverages company headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. It is the worlds largest brewer. AB InBev has 14 brands. They make over 1 billion USD per year. International brands include Becks, ...

                                               

Baker

A baker is somebody who makes mainly bread. Some bakers also make cakes and desserts, but a traditional baker only makes bread. The place where a baker works is called a bakehouse or a bakery. The first bread was made by the Egyptians in 8000 BC ...

                                               

Blanquette de Limoux

Blanquette de Limoux is probably the oldest known sparkling wine in France. According to a text at a local abbey, Livy praised the wines from Limoux, which were not sparkling wines at the time.

                                               

Brewery

A brewery is a building, where beer is made or a business whose trade is the production and sale of beer. Breweries can take up several city blocks, or be a collection of equipment in a homebrewers kitchen. The diversity of size in breweries is m ...

                                               

Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is a red Italian wine. It is made in the vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino about 70 miles southwest of Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Brunello, roughly translated as "nice dark one" in the local dialect, is the unoffi ...

                                               

Camembert cheese

Camembert cheese, more generally known as Camembert, is a French soft cheese. It originated in the village of Camembert in Normandy. Since 1983, the name Camembert de Normandie has been protected as Appellation dOrigine controlee.

                                               

Canadian Club

Canadian Club is a Canadian brand of whisky. Canadian Club was created by Gooderham and Worts. It is currently being produced by Beam Suntory.

                                               

Capsaicin

Capsaicin is a chemical substance. It is responsible for the sense of spiciness or hotness found in chili peppers. In mammals, it causes a sensation of burning of the tissues it comes in contact with. Capsaicin, and other similar substances calle ...

                                               

Cheddar cheese

Cheddar is a type of hard cheese made from cows milk. It originally was produced in the English village of Cheddar, Somerset. Romans may have brought the recipe to Britain from the Cantal region of France. The first record of cheddar cheese dates ...

                                               

Clairette de Die

Clairette de Die is a kind of sweet white sparkling wine made from the Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains and Clairette grape varieties. It is produced in the Drome department of France, in a part of the Rhone valley near the town of Die. The vineyards ...

                                               

Convenience store

A convenience store is a small store that stocks a range of everyday items. These include groceries, snack foods, candy, toiletries, soft drinks, tobacco products, and newspapers. They may also offer money order and wire transfer services. In som ...

                                               

Dennys

Dennys is a pancake house and casual family restaurant. It has more than 1.600 restaurants in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, Central America, Mexico, New Zealand and Japan. It serves pancakes, eggs, sausage and more. From the 1990s ...

                                               

Dietary fiber

Dietary fiber is the part of food from plants that cannot be digested. Dietary fiber helps to absorb water or remove waste from the body. Dietary fiber has many parts that plants have, and is eaten in plant foods. Dietary fiber includes substance ...

                                               

Dietary supplement

A dietary supplement is anything taken by mouth which helps enhance food that a person or animal eats. It can be in pill, powder, or a liquid form. The supplement provides nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids. ...

                                               

Dos Equis

Dos Equis is a Mexican beer made by the Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma Brewery. It was originally called "Twentieth Century". There are several types of Dos Equis beer. The original is an amber lager packaged in brown bottles. Then came a Special Pale lage ...

                                               

Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts, often abbreviated as DD and officially known as simply Dunkin, is an American franchise based in Canton, Massachusetts. The company started as a traditional donut shop, selling doughnuts and coffee. Later, they added flavored coffe ...

                                               

Food Power

In politics, the use of agriculture or agricultural products to influence the outcome of decisions is called Food Power. Several nations with crude oil have organised themselves and founded a cartel called OPEC. Through this cartel, they can fix ...

                                               

Fromage frais

Fromage frais is a dairy product of French and Belgian origin. Fromage frais is a creamy soft cheese. It is made with whole or skimmed milk and cream. It is like cream cheese, but with less fat fewer calories and less cholesterol. When people nee ...

                                               

Grana Padano cheese

Grana Padano is a kind of hard cheese. It is a kind of parmesan cheese. The name comes from the noun grana, which refers to the distinctively grainy texture of the cheese, and the adjective Padano, which refers to the river Po. Grana Padano was c ...

                                               

Haagen-Dazs

Haagen-Dazs is a brand of ice cream shops and ice cream franchises. They specialize in ice cream cones, ice cream cups, and ice cream shakes. They have franchises in the United States and many other countries around the world. Haagen-Dazs was cre ...

                                               

Honeycomb

A honeycomb is a container made by bees out of wax that they produce. The bees make a honeycomb as a place to keep their honey. Bees make honey from nectar that they collect from flowers. After bees collect nectar from flowers, and make it into h ...

                                               

Hot chicken

Hot chicken, also known as Nashville hot chicken, is a type of fried chicken. It is a specialty of Nashville, Tennessee. In typical preparation, it is pieces of breast, thigh, leg or wing. The pieces are marinated in a water-based blend of season ...

                                               

Hōtō

Hōtō is a noodle from Yamanashi, Japan. It is made by stewing flat udon noodles and vegetables in miso soup. Though hōtō is a type of udon, locals do not consider it to be an udon dish because the dough is prepared like dumplings rather than noodles.

                                               

Hummus

Hummus or houmous is a food dip or spread that includes chickpeas, sesame seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. "Hummus" is Arabic for "chickpeas" that is said to be of Egyptian origin. The dish then spreaded across the, Greece, Armenia ...

                                               

Ice-cream headache

An ice-cream headache, also known as brain freeze or cold-stimulus headache is a form of brief head pain or headache. The scientific name is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. It is often due to quickly eating cold beverages or foods such as ice cr ...

                                               

Kabsa

Kabsa is the national dish of Saudi Arabia. It is a dish made of rice and meat, cooked either separately or together. It can be made with spices and camel meat, lamb, chicken or fish. It is usually eaten for lunch and sometimes for dinner. Kabsa ...

                                               

Karhu

Karhu is Finnish brand of beer. It is the most popular beer in Finland. Its history begins in 1920, in Pori. Production of Karhu stopped in the early 1930s, but continued again from 1958.

                                               

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is the name of an international chain of doughnut shops that was made by Vernon Rudolph in 1937. The real parent company of Krispy Kreme is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. While selling all types of doughnuts, Krispy Kremes signature is ...

                                               

Leavening agent

Yeast is a common leavening agent. It is a fungus that converts sugar to ethanol and carbon dioxide. The carbon dioxide makes the bread rise. This is slower and makes the bread more soft. Most of the ethanol evaporates when the bread is baked. Th ...

                                               

Lombardis Pizza

Lombardis became the pizzeria in the United States. It was opened in 1905. It is located in Manhattan, New York City. It is on the Pizza Hall of Fame as the first pizzeria in the United States.

                                               

Makgeolli

Makgeolli is a Korean traditional rice wine. Made from rice, it is a milky brew with an alcohol content of 6 to 7 percent. Rice, the main ingredient of it, is not sweet in itself, so Nuruk is also used to make it. Once boiled rice and Nuruk are m ...

                                               

Malnutrition

Malnutrition is eating a diet which does not supply enough nutrients. There are two broad cateogries of malnutrition: The amount of food eaten is too little to provide for all the nutrients required. This is usually called undernourishment. A thi ...

                                               

Mashed potato

Mashed potatoes are a way to serve potatoes. Mashed potatoes are made by boiling potatoes, and then mixing them with milk and butter until they are smooth. Vegetable oil, cheese, sour cream, parsley, bacon bits and many other things can be added ...

                                               

Meze

Meze or mezze to taste, is the name for a number of small dishes or appetizers served before a meal, often with a drink. The food is common in the Eastern Mediterranean. Drinks include anise-flavored liqueurs, such as arak, ouzo, raki or differen ...

                                               

Mineral water

Mineral water is water obtained from rocks. It is often collected from springs or from underground rivers when they emerge from the rocks. Mineral waters are very clean and have no germs in it. Because they have been held in rocks for a long time ...

                                               

Monosodium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. It is a chemical used to make foods taste better. This works because savory flavors are enhanced. That means the savory flavors are stronger. MSG is found ...

                                               

Morellino di Scansano

Morellino di Scansano DOCG is an Italian red wine made in the hills of the village of Scansano, in the Maremma, which includes a part of the coast of southern Tuscany. Morellino is the local name for the Sangiovese grape varietal. The wine, which ...

                                               

Mozzarella

Mozzarella is a kind of fresh cheese. Originally, it was Italian but now it can be found all over the world. Its made of the milk of cows or of water buffalos. A cheese produced in a similar way, but with sheeps milk is common in Sardinia, Abruzz ...