Why the K-pop diet that started in South Korea is popular all over the world
Haven't heard of the K-pop diet? Give it time. The diet started in South Korea and has quickly caught the attention of the rest of the world as an effective, long-term approach to weight loss. © Getty Images stock Crowd clap or hands up at concert stage lights and people fan audience raising hands silhouette with spotlights glowing effect in the music festival rear view Before describing what’s in the K-pop diet -- a reference to the Korean pop music stars who popularized the plan -- it’s important to recognize that it’s based on some traditional staples of the Korean diet.
As 2019 comes to a close, it's time we looked back on the food and drink items that captured the national spotlight over the last year. Insect protein, meat alternatives, and natural wine dominated the food industry in 2019 . Oat milk was such a popular milk substitute that there were shortages around
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"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" is an ode to figgy pudding disguised as a straightforward Christmas song. Three out of four verses inare dedicated to the dish. So after listening to enough holiday music this December, you may start to wonder: What is figgy pudding anyway? And is it really so good that you'd actually beg for it on a stranger's doorstep through song?
According to, figgy pudding, also called plum pudding, isn't pudding—at least not the kind of pudding many Americans think of when they hear the word—and it contains neither figs nor plums. In the UK, pudding is used as catch-all to describe any sweet dish served after a meal. Figgy pudding isn't creamy or custardy, but it is a sugary cake, which qualifies it as pudding overseas.
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Each year, Grubhub ranks the most popular foods according to the millions of diners who use the food delivery service. Lindsay DeMunno/INSIDERChicken burritos are more popular than sandwiches in 2018. Chicken sandwiches were beat out by chicken burritos in 2018, with their popularity rising by
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In its most basic form, figgy pudding is a steamed, often domed-shaped cake made with alcohol and dried fruit. The first version of figgy pudding surfaced in. Back then, it was a stew-like, savory dish containing beef and mutton as well as fruit and wine. In the 15th century, this mixture was stuffed into animal casings to make sausages that would last through the winter.
By the end of the 16th century, figgy pudding had transitioned to a fully sweet dish—right around the same time when carolers started singing "Now bring us some figgy pudding" to their wealthy neighbors around Christmas. Today, the dessert is commonly filled with currants, raisins, and soaked in rum or brandy.
So where did the first half of its name come from? In pre-Victorian England, the word plum was applied to any type of dried fruit, including raisins, so plum pudding caught on. Figs occasionally appeared in recipes throughout the dish's history, though they're not considered a traditional ingredient.
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If you're thinking about cooking a throwback feast this Christmas, don't stop at figgy pudding. From oyster stew to mincemeat pie, here are some morethat have ties to the holiday.
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