The world's largest cabbage was grown by William Collingswood of County Durham, England in 1865. The cabbage weighted 123 lbs.!
In Ireland Claudius Caesar had the Senate vote whether any dish could surpass corned beef and cabbage.The Senate voted "Nay!" They knew better than to vote in the affirmative.
Corned beef is called that because, in the old days, folks used "corns" of salt. Therefore, it is actually salted beef.
Cabbage is Russia's national food.
A fermented cabbage dish called Kimchi is the national dish of Korea. There are many varieties of Kimchi (or kimchee). The main ingredients include brine, scallions, spices, ginger, chopped radish, garlic, shrimp sauce and fish sauce.