Originally biscuits were baked twice, leaving them very hard and almost tasteless. "Bis" comes from Latin meaning "twice," and "cuit" from French meaning "baked."
The first known recipe for making gingerbread dates back to 2400 B.C in the Greek island of Rhodes.
The microwave was invented by accident in 1945, when an engineer working close to high powered radars noticed the candy bar in his pocket had melted.
The first store in USA to sell Pizza was Lombard's Pizza restaurant in New York City. When it opened in 1905, you could buy a whole pizza for 5 cents.
Wheat is the most traded crop in the world. It's grown on more than 500 million acres (2 million square km) of land.
French people eat 2 million eclairs every single day. It was invented in France where it was originally called "Pains à la duchesse."
The world biggest restaurant buffet organized in November, 2010 by Art of Living Foundation in India offered more than 5000 different dishes.