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In which sport is the Venus Rosewater Dish awarded?
Tennis. The Venus Rosewater Dish is the Ladies' Singles Trophy awarded at The Championships, Wimbledon since 1886. Rosewater dishes were used in England to catch rosewater poured over the hands to wash them after eating. The award was made in 1864, and is a copy from a pewter original in the Louvre.
Where does the Haupia dessert come from?
Hawaii. Haupia is a traditional coconut milk-based Hawaiian dessert often found at luaus and other local gatherings in Hawaiʻi. Since the 1940s, it has become popular as a topping for white cake, especially at weddings.
What are the Peruvians preparing the pollada dish for?
as an alternative for collecting funds. Pollada is a traditional food from Peru, and makes up one of the most well-known plates in Peruvian cuisine. It is a special food because it is prepared in exchange of receiving a profit to help a particular need. ... In Peru, pollada is made with music, dancing, and is bought by the famous pollada cards. It is believed that the first form of preparation of pollada was in the economic inflation periods of Peru, which forced Peruvians to live with overpriced foods.
What's the name of the popular Italian vegetable soup?
Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin, made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice, sometimes both. Common ingredients include beans, onions, celery, carrots, stock, and tomatoes.
Where did the name Maggi's spice come from?
Surname of the inventor of the spice. Maggi is an international brand of spices, instant soups and pasta, which were created in Switzerland at the end of the 19th century. The company was founded in Switzerland in 1884, when Julius Maggi took over the father's mill and developed a unique recipe for these spices. Maggi was acquired by Nestlé in 1947.