Monday, September 22, 2008
Elephant Ear vs. Funnel Cake
So a few weeks ago we went to the Greek Festival to enjoy the culture, i.e. the food. And last weekend, we went to the Festival in the Park to enjoy the art, i.e. the food. Though, I did not this year have a turkey leg & foot-long corn dog sword fight in my stomach because I actually escaped without eating anything. But food could not escape my attention. What, I asked, is an elephant ear? A funnel cake like thing, came the answer. What then is the difference between them? I was proud of my question at this point because I'm teaching Socrates and I felt he would have been pleased. I don't know, came the reply. But tonight, we have it on good authority that an elephant ear is bread fried while the funnel cake is fried batter. There you go, another mystery solved. Sleep soundly.