Saturday, April 30, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER Z








Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?


Zuppa inglese


ZUPPA INGLESE: A sponge-like Italian dessert cake made with liqueur, custard or cream, and optional toppings.

ZANDER FISH: A fish, closely related to perch, found in freshwater and brackish waters of Europe and Western Asia.
















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Friday, April 29, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER Y







Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?


Yakitori

YAKITORI: A Japanese dish of roasted bite size pieces of chicken and other items on bamboo skewers.

YARG: A semi-hard cheese made from Friesian cows from Cornwall, England and wrapped in nettle leaves.















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.






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Thursday, April 28, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER X









Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?



Xigua watermelon



XIGUA WATERMELON: A small roundish melon with deep green stripes on a lighter green skin. 



XACUTI CURRY WITH CHICKEN: An Indian dish made with hot and sour chicken, spices, and coconut milk.
 















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.






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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER W








Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?



water-souchy


WATER-SOUCHY:  A watery soup made from various small fish (bones and all), parsley roots, a little wine, and vinegar if available.

WENSLEDALE CHEESE: A fresh, mild cheese made in England since 1150 by Cistercian monks.
















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.






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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER V








Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?


Victoria sandwich


VICTORIA SANDWICH: A light, dessert sandwich made from sponge cake and layered with fruit jam and/or cream filling.

VOL-AU-VENT: A small puff paste shell filled with a savory meat mixture usually with a sauce.

















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.






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Monday, April 25, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER U








Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?


ugli fruit


UGLI FRUIT: A cross between a grapefruit, a tangerine, and a Seville orange.

UPSIDE DOWN CAKE: A cake which is served upside down in order to display the various layers of fruit placed on the bottom of the pan before adding the cake batter on top. 
















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.






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Saturday, April 23, 2016

A TO Z CHALLLENGE: LETTER T








Some of the things found in the world today actually have been around for quite some time. Here's a look at some food items that have been around since the 1800's.  Did YOU know when these items were created/invented?


tapioca

TAPIOCA: The root of the Cassava plant, when processed into flakes, seeds, or flour, can be used as a thickening agent, for puddings, or for making tapioca bread.

TEA CAKE: A large, flat and round sweet yeast-raised bun, often containing currants and served with tea during late afternoon.

















Blurb: Addie comes from a long line of readers or "story catchers" as her family likes to call themselves. Every time Addie tries to catch a story on her own the wiggly words play tricks on her. She tries different ways to make those words sit still but it will take a little faith for Addie to become the next STORY CATCHER.





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