New Options of Soups in the Soup Day

Few people know that April 5 is considered to be the International Soup Day! It would seem that such an everyday dish – he should not pay special attention.However, in addition to the fact that soup is one of the most useful dishes for the human body, there are many other interesting facts. Who would have thought that the soup hides so many secrets?

  1. Soup by right can be considered a retirement age –

Its oldest recipe is stored in the culinary book of Apicurus, which was written back in the IV century. The recipe is quite simple, as is the set of ingredients: wheat, olive oil, meat, pepper, bay leaf, caraway and wine.

Soup – one of the most beneficial to the human body dishes

  1. Soup can be incredibly expensive!

The highest price for this dish is given to soup of swallow nests, which is very common in the East: in China, Vietnam and Malaysia. True, egusi soup is not prepared from nests, but from swallow saliva. It is with her help that birds fasten their nests. Consistency of this soup resembles a real kissel.

  1. Traditional soup goulash, home to which Hungary is considered to have been taken under the protection of UNESCO! It happened after one of the annual “Goulash Festival”. The organizers of the event decided to declare this soup a monument of cultural heritage for nothing.
  2. The word “soup” in Russia appeared only under Peter the First. Until then, all liquid dishes in Russia were called only soup, but in Western Europe – soups. By the way, this word comes from the Latin “suppa”, which means “bread soaked in broth or broth”.
  3. Worldwide there are more than 150 types of soups, which, in turn, are divided into about a thousand species. And each recipe of soup is unique and unique. Did you know that there are as many as 22 types of borscht and 24 varieties of all favorite cabbage soup?
  4. Many outstanding personalities adored this dish! For example, Napoleon Bonaparte was crazy about chestnut soup. But Hitler and Elvis Presley liked to eat vegetable soup.
  5. Soup left its mark in the history of art! American artist Andy Warhol wrote in 1962 a painting in the style of pop art, which depicted thirty-two cans of soup company Campbell Soup. Now this canned soup is so popular in the US that on average Americans consume 2.5 billion servings of this soup per year.

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