February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day!


personal chef fort lauderdale

Here are today’s five things to know about Tortilla Chip:

Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from a round tortilla.

personal chef miami beach

In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”

personal chef miami

Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966).

personal chef key largo

Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.

personal chef palm beach

Nachos are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943,and account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips.

personal chef south florida

Today’s Food History

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.

personal chefs and event catering
Miami + Miami Beach + Fort Lauderdale + Palm Beach
info@yadachef.com | 954-367-YADA (9232)