Popcorn one of the most popular snacks for everyone; even though the name might differ from one region to another in the Arab countries, an old song has established popcorn in our minds, especially when it comes to watching a movie or going to the cinema.
Why do the corn kernels blow up into Popcorn?
There is a small amount of water inside the corn kernel, which causes the blow up, where the nucleus expands and becomes larger, taking a semi-random shape with white color and smooth texture.
Popcorn making techniques are varied; however the most common is the known machine first created by Charles Cretors, in the late 19th century.
How do you like Popcorn?
Many people prefer to add salt and melted butter to Popcorn, which is the common flavour that everyone likes; still some prefer it with caramel that is made with corn, sugar, butter, oil, sodium bicarbonate, salt and water.