Julienned Fries? Why not?
In laymen’s terms to ‘Julien’ simply means ‘thinly cut’.
Here are today’s five thing to know about Fries:
- Leaving the potato skin on French fries actually leaves in important vitamins that are lost if the skins are peeled away.
- In England these are referred to as “chips”
- French fries are, perhaps, poorly-named, since they originate in Belgium and are most popular in America.
- Though French fries were invented in Europe, the potatoes, from which they are made, originated in the Americas and were imported.
- The first occurrence of French fries in America may have been at a diplomatic dinner hosted by Thomas Jefferson.
Todays Pinterest: Fries /There’s more than one way to skin a potato
Today’s Food History
- 1759 Thomas Andrew Knight was born. British horticulturist and botanist who experimented with geotropism, phototropism and heliotropism. (We all know our tropisms, don’t we?).
- 1856 James…
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