The icecream recipe was invented in 1832?
origin of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C.
Other early references include the Roman emperor Nero (A.D. 37-68) who
ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit
toppings, and King Tang (A.D. 618-97) of Shang, China who had a method
of creating ice and milk concoctions. Over time, recipes for ices,
sherbets, and milk ices were evolved and served in the fashionable
Italian and French royal courts.
According to The
History of Ice Cream, written by the International Association
of Ice Cream Manufacturers Washington DC, 1978, about a hundreds of
years ago, Charles I of England hosted a sumptuous state banquet.
The meal consisted of many delicacies, including the coup de
grace which was the French chef’s concoctation that was cold
and resembled freshly fallen snow but was much creamier and sweeter
than any other dessert. The guests were delighted, as was Charles,
who summoned the cook and asked him not to divulge the recipe of the
frozen cream. The King wanted the delicacy to be served only at the
royal table and offered the cook `A3500 a year to do this.
After the dessert was
imported by the US, it was served by several famous Americans,
including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Dolly Madison. In
1700, Governor Bladen of Maryland was recorded as having served it
to his guests.
were the first to use the term ‘ice cream’, which came from ‘iced
cream’ and was similar to ‘iced tea’.
Augustus Jackson, a
confectioner from Philadelphia, invented a recipe and method of
making ice cream in 1832.
— Compiled by Gaurav