A nickname for Aunt Jemima that is considered derogatory is "mammy." The mammy archetype depicts a smiling, overweight Southern black woman domestic who served in plantation households.
According to the Quaker Oats Company, who owns the Aunt Jemima brand, the Aunt Jemima name has been used for over 120 years, since 1889. Four black women were hired throughout the years to portray the character at various promotions, including the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. In 1989, Quaker gave Aunt Jemima a modern homemaker image by removing her kerchief, showing a curly hairdo and giving her pearl earrings and a lace collar.Learn More
The disadvantages of food additives are that they can cause allergic reactions and other serious health issues. Food additives are usually listed on the ingredient label of a product, but their function is rarely disclosed.Full Answer >
Examples of a food that starts with the letter "L" include lasagna, lamington, lamb, lettuce, lemon meringue pie, lentils, lollipop and lobster. Two well-known beverages that begin with the letter "L" are lemonade and limeade.Full Answer >
Famous Italian chefs include Massimo Bottura, Nadia Santini, Carlo Cracco, Niko Romito, Enrico Crippa and Lorenzo Cogo. Italian chefs hail from different regions within Italy. They specialize in different cuisines, and many own and manage their own restaurants.Full Answer >
Foods are preserved in vinegar in an attempt to lower the pH, which can prevent the growth of food-spoiling microbes. The acidic environment created by vinegar reduces the enzyme activity of food-spoiling microbes.Full Answer >