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Where does the name " éclair" (cookies) come from?
From lightning. An éclair (also known as a sweet baguette) is an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with chocolate icing. The word comes from French éclair "flash of lightning", so named because it is eaten quickly (in a flash).
What is the main difference between Coca-Cola sold in the US, and the Coca-Cola sold in the EU?
Sugar. In the United States, Coca-Cola uses high-fructose corn syrup instead of sugar (sacharose) as its main sweetener. There is a small production of sugar-based "Kosher for Passover" Coca-Cola, as Ashkenazi Jews do not consume high fructose corn syrup during Passover.
How is martini made?
With gin and vermouth. The traditional method of preparation is to pour gin and dry vermouth into a mixing glass with ice cubes, stir, strain into chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a green olive or a twist of lemon peel. James Bond famously drinks a "Vodka Martini, shaken not stirred", which is not a typical recipe.