December 7 – National Cotton Candy Day

National Cotton Candy Day 

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Facts on Cotton Candy 

  • Cotton candy is a form of spun sugar.
  • Cotton candy was first recorded in Europe in the 18th century.
  • Machine-spun cotton candy was invented in 1897.
  • Cotton candy was introduced to a wide audience at the 1904 World’s Fair as “Fairy Floss” with great success, selling 68,655 boxes at 25¢ per box.
  • The first Cotton candy machine was invented in the 1970s.

December 6 National Gazpacho Day

National Gazpacho Day

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Facts on Gazpacho

  • Gazpacho soup is made of raw vegetables  and served cold, usually with a tomato base. In Spain it is often served warm.
  • Gazpacho soup is eaten when it is particularly during the hot summers, because it is refreshing and cool.
  • Back in the days gazpacho was made by pounding the vegetables in a mortar with a pestle.
  • Gazpacho soup has evolved into different varieties, the most popular around the world is a tomato based variety, served cold.
  • Now Gazpacho has become a generic term for a cold soup that has a vegetable or fruit base or both , that has similar spices to the traditional.