Essential fatty acids are called 'essential' because our bodies need them on a regular basis. They are found in foods rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6, including fish, flax seeds, nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and leafy vegetables.
Beluga Caviar one of the most expensive food in the world. A large tin can sells for about $35,000 US Dollars.
The pineapple starts out as a multi-fruit by producing up to 200 flowers. The flowers turn into interlocking spirals of berries and attach to the stem. They are typically arranged in a 8 by 13 matrix, both numbers being part of the Fibonacci sequence.
The first known recipe for making gingerbread dates back to 2400 B.C in the Greek island of Rhodes.
The most commonly used pepper in the world is black pepper, also known as "The King of Spices." Hippocrates considered pepper to be more of a medicine than a spice.
Atlantic Giant pumpkins are grown in the Canadian city of Windsor, Nova Scotia. Enthusiast paddlers carve boats out of the giant pumpkins and participate every year in the world biggest pumpkin race.
The only museum dedicated to potato fries is the Friet museum in the city of Bruges, Belgium. Legend has it that Belgian fishermen used to eat small fried fish and in the winter and they cut potatoes in the shape of small fish to fry them.
The world's biggest food fight takes place during the annual "La tomatina" festival in Valencia, Spain. It uses more than 150,000 tomatoes, and lasts for one hour.
Ancient Egyptian are discovered the sweet sap of the marshmallow plant around 2000 BC. They created a candy recipe using the sap and honey that was so good, it was reserved only for the royals.