A hide or skin is an animal skin treated for human use. The word “hide” is related to the German word “haut” which means skin. Common commercial hides include leather from cattle and other livestock animals, buckskin, alligator skin and snake skin. All are used for shoes, clothes and other fashion accessories.
Octopus might be the quintessential restaurant dish. A total crowd-pleaser with impressive presentation, but somehow so daunting that it seems unreasonable to make it at home (all those legs!). Well, it’s time to get over your fears. “Octopus is easier to prepare at home than you’d think,” says Adam Evans, executive chef at The Optimist in Atlanta and the brains behind our Spicy Charred Octopus recipe. He and associate Test Kitchen editor Claire Saffitz are here to show you how.
Milka is a brand of chocolate confection which originated in Switzerland in 1901 and has been manufactured internationally by the US confectionery company Mondelēz International (formerly known as Kraft Foods) since 1990.
Plant Fibres – Sisal (Agave sisalana) Sisal is a hard fibre extracted from the leaves of sisal plants which are perennial succulents that grow best in hot and dry areas. Sisal is an environmentally friendly fibre as it is biodegradable and almost no pesticides or fertilizers are used in its cultivation.