Cocoa bean

The beans which have been derived from the Cocoa tree are called Cocoa beans. The other common names for Cocoa bean are Cocoa, Cacao...

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is the pale yellow vegetable fat extracted from the beans of cocoa. It is widely used in cosmetics as lotions, creams, soaps...

Mayonnaise

The thick and creamy sauce which is made up of egg yolks, vinegar or lemon juice, oil as well as seasonings is known as...
Quail facts and health benefits

Quail facts and health benefits

As the name suggests, quail eggs are the eggs laid by several species of quail, which are in the order Galliformes.  Quail are...

Butter vs. Margarine which is better

People remain quite confused to choose between butter and margarine. There is a lot of controversy on which one is better. Both margarine and...

Propolis facts and health benefits

The resin like material which is obtained from the buds of cone bearing or poplar trees is called Propolis. It is comprised of bee...

Goose Facts and health benefits

Goose is the common name for the species in the waterfowl family Anatidae, which includes duck and swans. Goose is not considered as ducks....
Brown sugar facts and benefits

Brown sugar facts and benefits

Brown sugar is actually a white sugar with additional molasses to make it brown. Otherwise it is the same as white sugar. It...

Monosodium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate is also known as MSG, Sodium glutamate, Agi-no-moto, E621, Ve-tsin, Monosodium L-glutamate, Yeast extract and Mono sodium glutamate. It is used as...

Maple Syrup facts and benefits

The syrup which is prepared from the sap of maple trees such as sugar maple, black maple or red maple trees. The starch is...