Where do Danish pastries come from?

Where do Danish pastries come from?

Although today known world-wide as “Danishes” these pastries did not originate in Denmark, but were brought to Denmark by Austrian bakers, particularly from Vienna in the 1850’s when Danish pastry workers went on a long-term wage strike.

What is the instrument used to measure blood pressure called?

To measure blood pressure, your doctor uses an instrument called a “sphygmomanometer,” more often referred to as a blood pressure cuff. The cuff is wrapped around your upper arm and inflated to stop the flow of blood in your artery.

How many lifeforms are on your skin?

There are more lifeforms living on your skin than there are people on the planet. In other words, over 7 billion lifeforms live on your skin.

How many calories does a person eat on Thanksgiving?

According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat during a typical holiday gathering from snacking and eating a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings.

Why were Corn Flakes created?

One of the loudest anti-masturbation voices was a Michigan physician named John Harvey Kellogg. He thought that meat and certain flavorful or seasoned foods increased sexual desire, and that plainer food, especially cereals and nuts, could curb it. While working as the superintendent at Michigan’s Battle Creek Sanitarium, he hit upon a few different healthy eating ideas. Two became breakfast staples. One of them was Corn Flakes. Kellogg developed a few different flaked grain breakfast cereals—including corn flakes—as healthy, ready-to-eat, anti-masturbatory morning meals.

What do bananas grow on?

Bananas do not grow on trees. Rather, they grow from a root structure that produces an above ground stem. The plant is specifically classified as an arborescent (tree-like) perennial herb; in fact, it is the largest herbaceous flowering plant. The banana plant being an herb is that the banana itself is a berry.

Which president was nicknamed the little magician?

The Little Magician. Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States and a founder of the Democratic Party, was born on December 5, 1782, in Kinderhook, New York.

Which continent does Turkey belong to?

Turkey: mostly situated in Asia Minor, with some territory in Southeastern Europe (Turkish Thrace). About 88% of the Turkish population lives in the Asian part. Kazakhstan: mostly situated in Central Asia, with the western parts of two of its provinces west of the Ural River in Europe.