Who can say no to Italian food? Nobody, right? But if you are in Italy and if you are offered food, don’t accept it. It it considered rude to accept it the first time around. However, Italians being the kind that love to feed all and sundry, they will offer you again. And you can accept it the second time around.
According to an article in Huffpost, parents in Nigeria do not feed their children eggs because they believe eating eggs will turn them into thieves. Similarly, drinking coconut milk is also considered a taboo as it is believed that the milk will turn the kids stupid and unintelligent.
According to factsite.com, in 1830 ketchup was sold as medicine and that peanuts can be used to make dynamite. (No, there’s no connection between the two pieces of information)
Ortharexia Nervosa: an eating disorder where the person is obsessed with eating healthy food.
Mageirocophobia: it is the fear of cooking
Arachibutyrophobia: it is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.
Remember that famous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock classic thriller Psycho (1960)? Who can forget the blood that was spilt in that scene. Well, it wasn’t ketchup or colour water, but Hitchcock used chocolate syrup as blood. Of course the film was in black and white helped.