Fun Facts about Ice Cream

Written by Alli Ross

To this day,repparttar history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say thatrepparttar 135415 first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th century adventurer, brought ice cream to Europe fromrepparttar 135416 Far East. However, regardless of where it came from, today's average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year, withrepparttar 135417 first ice cream parlor in America opening in 1776 in New York City.

So, which countries like ice creamrepparttar 135418 most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia toprepparttar 135419 list. The favorite flavor isrepparttar 135420 classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate, strawberry, neapolitan, and chocolate chip.

How do these line up with your own list of favorites?

The most popular topping for ice cream ---- chocolate syrup. Who would of thought ; )

Dai Nationality Bamboo Tea

Written by TeaHub

Bamboo tea is a Dai Nationality ethnic tea. There are two ways to makerepparttar bamboo tea. One way is to fill processed (killing out and kneading and rolling) young tea leaves (one bud and two and three leaves) into a bamboo tube, and bake it on fire. The other way is to steam sun-dried tea leaves on top of sticky rice for 15 minutes, then fill tea leaves into a bamboo tube. Bakerepparttar 135404 tube while filling and compressing leaves into it. Afterrepparttar 135405 tube is full, sealrepparttar 135406 tube with bamboo leaves and bake it on fire. Turnrepparttar 135407 tube every 5 minutes tillrepparttar 135408 tube turns into yellowish color andrepparttar 135409 leaves inside it are dry. Cut openrepparttar 135410 tube, andrepparttar 135411 bamboo tea is done.

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