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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 and toiletry items. Cocoa butter is edible and used for...

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 mayonnaise. When the mixture is whisked rapidly, the oil is...
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 actually a mid-sized birds found through Europe, North Africa, the...

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 butter are used as bread spread. It is used for...

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 products as it is acquired from beehives. Bees use it...

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. The tribe Anersini consists of genera Branta (the black geese),...
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 is a very popular type of sugar that is considered...

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 food additive which is used in processed foods commercially. It...

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 stored by the trees in the roots and trunks during...

White sugar benefits and side effects

It is one of the well-known sweeteners which have become a favorite for centuries. It is in the form of crystallized sucrose (a combination of fructose and glucose) which is extracted from sugar beets...