The emperor was Moctezuma II, last ruler of the Aztec Empire of Mexico, and his addiction to chocolate like a drug, was revealed to us by Bernal Díaz, a Spanish soldier under the conquistador Hernando Cortés who destroyed Moctezuma’s empire in 1521. The beverage that so captivated Moctezuma was actually called cacahuatl by the Aztecs, which Díaz corrupted to chocolatl, from which chocolate and other modern names derive.
These men are hotter than the food they cook. When a chef's popularity goes mainstream, they start appearing all over the media, making guest appearances on talk shows, hosting their own shows on the Food Network, and leading a book signing ceremony at Barnes & Noble. In short, they become celebrities. With so many celebrity chefs in the business today, how can you tell who’s a major player and who’s a pretender? An influential celebrity chef leaves a legacy behind, and that’s what each of these ten chefs, in their own unique way, has done. So without further ado, let’s kick this thing up a notch and look at a handful of influential celebrity chefs and find out why these male chefs are at the top of their game.
It doesn’t take a lot of ingredients to make a fabulous meal, especially with these 5-ingredient dinners! Some people don’t have time to make an elaborate dinner, and some are hungry as soon as they get home from work. With just 5 ingredients, it’s easy to get a delicious dinner on the table in an hour or less! Moreover, there are plenty of options, from soups to seafood. So stop eating those ramen noodles and start making these 5-ingredient dinners.
The holiday season brings with it delicious food, great times with family and friends, and some of the best holiday coffee brands and flavors of the year. There is nothing like a warm cup of coffee to compliment a holiday feast. Many coffee producers offer a new line of coffee flavors with each holiday.
The tomato is used in more sauces, canned in more soups, drunk in more juices—to say nothing at all about Bloody Marys—put in more salads, slopped on more pizzas, grown in more home gardens, and pinched, poked, and haggled over in more markets than any 10 of its closest competitors. Not a bad track record for a berry once thought to be an evil aphrodisiac.