Today is International Ice Cream day! Who doesn’t like ice cream?
In fact, the entire month of July is known by some as Ice Cream month. What better way to celebrate than with some fun facts about our favorite cold and delicious treat!
According to Yahoo! the top five ice cream flavors (pięć najpopularniejszych smaków lodów)) are:
1. Strawberry (Truskawkowy)
2. Banana (Bananowy)
3. Chocolate (Czekoladowy)
4. Coconut Milk (Mleko kokosowe)
5. Peach (Brzoskwiniowy)
The top five cities that love ice cream the most (pięć miast, które kochają lody najbardziej) are:
1. New York
2. Los Angeles
4. San Francisco
The U.S. enjoys an average of 48 pints (22.7 Liter) of ice cream per person, per year, more than any other country.
It takes an average of 50 licks to polish off a single-scoop ice cream cone.
The ice cream cone’s invention (wynalazek stożka lodów) is linked to the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. An ice cream vendor reportedly didn’t have enough dishes to keep up with the demand, so he teamed up with a waffle vendor who rolled his waffles into cones!
The most popular topping for ice cream is chocolate syrup (syrop czekoladowy) followed by butterscotch (toffi).
Immigrants at Ellis Island (imigranci z wyspy Ellis) were served vanilla ice cream (lody waniliowe) as part of their Welcome to America meal.
The biggest ice cream sundae in history was made in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 1988, and weighed in at over 24 tons.
There you have it! Hopefully you enjoyed learning some new facts about ice cream! We all do it! (Well…almost all of us!) Take a look at my post from last year National ice cream day/month, let’s have lody! It will give you a little more info about how that “holiday” started and some more Polish phrases for ice-cream lovers!
Do następnego razu… (Till next time…)