Food in the Guinness Book of Records
We have previously discussed on our website about some very weird food, but a whole chapter needs to be completely dedicated to foods that have become part of the Guinness Book of Records. There are indeed a lot of weird records about foods into this book of oddities and here we're going to find out a few.
- Sunday, 12 June 2016
The world's largest shrimp cocktail was prepared in Mexico in 2011 with: 488kg of peeled shrimps, mixed in a sauce made of 57 kg of ketchup, 10 kg of lemon juice, 5.6 kg of "Salsa Brava", 4.025 kg Worcestershire sauce, 3 kg of salt, 1.014 kg of tabasco, and 30 g of pepper, for 538.5 kg total of weight, then served in a cocktail glass of 1.91 m height.
The world largest Caesar salad was prepared in the United States and was made with the help of 160 chefs, 2,538.785 kg of romaine lettuce, 200kg of parmesan cheese, croutons 68 355 kg and 480 kg of traditional Caesar dressing. Total weight: 3,287 tons.
The record for the most caloric hamburger in the world touches once again to the United States, the 2013 record with the "Quadruple Bypass" (and already the name is a whole program ...): 4 ½ pounds of hamburger, 3 tablespoons of lard , 20 slices of bacon, eight slices of cheese, 20 slices of caramelized onion cooked in lard, 8 slices of tomato, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons ketchup, 1 tablespoon mustard. Total calories: 9,982. Total weight: 1 kg and 444 grams.
(Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p79kj34zvO4)
The most expensive sandwich commercially available, prepared Clivedale, UK, in 2007 is the "Von Essen Platinum Club Sandwich" made with Iberian ham, poulet de Bresse, white truffles, quail eggs, dried Italian tomatoes, served between the three slices of sourdough bread, price individually at £ 100.
How many scoops of ice cream you would be able to put on a cone? The actual record is 71, established by an Italian man. Would you be able to eat it all?
The largest collection of toys collected from fast foods: Percival R. Lugue, a Filipino boy, has collected more than 10,000 toys collected from various fast food visited during his life. The record’s from 2014.
The longest chain of Halloween carved pumpkins has been created in Canada in Calgary farm. The pumpkins were carved by elementary school children and by local hockey teams and measured about 300 meters long. A truly suggesting spectacle, especially in the evening.
The longest measured noodle? 548.7 m in length and 3.3 mm in diameter, and was made by Hiroshi Kuroda in Nasu, Japan on 24 March 2007.
As grape juice you can extract, treading the grapes for a minute? Exactly 8.6 litres. This fact the record set by Martina Servaty, Germany, in September 2011.
The largest hot dog commercially available weighs 3.18 kg (7 lb) and is available from Gorilla Tango Novelty Meats (US) to £ 24.60 ($ 40) as of March 2011.