" European introduction myths & legends early American flavors first USA ice cream parlor?1893 NYC favorites 1920s ice cream specials Augustus Jackson Howard Johnson's 28 flavors carton shrinkage Food historians tell us the history of ice cream begins with ancient flavored ices.18-19) Recommended reading On the Web Ice Cream, International Dairy Foods Association Ice Cream, University of Guelph Ice cream myths & legends No other food boasts offers more legends of discovery than ice cream. On the other hand, sometimes it's more interesting to embrace myths in context rather than deconstruct for scientific purpose.This tribute to popular ubiquity merits examination. The stories are as delectable as the product itself.In sum: the first "iced creams" were so named because the appelation described the process. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the first print occurrence of the word "iced cream" as in 1688. That corresponds approximately with the time when "modern" ice creams were first manufactured. European introduction & evolution "Ice cream is reputed to have been made in China as long ago as 3000 BC, but it did not arrive in Europe (via Italy) until the thirteenth century, and Britain had to wait until the late seventeenth century to enjoy it (hitherto, iced desserts had been only of the sorbet variety)...by the time Hannah Glasse and Elizabeth Raffald were giving recipes for it in the mid-eighteenth century, it was evidently well established.What are they really telling us about our collective gastronomic legacy?Catherine de Medici & the "introduction" ice cream to France "How curious then, in modern times--meaning from the mid ninteenth century on--it has come to be believed that Catherine de Medici was accompanied to France by a bevy of Italian confectioners who taught their French colleagues how to make ices and frozen sherbets.
Emy, who not only gives formulas for "food fit for the gods," but offers theological and philosophical explanations for such phenomena as the freezing of water.
It would be agreeable to nail the legend to its origin.
The second English writer, who did more than Haywood to establish the Medici story, was Mrs. Very probably she had read it in The Art of Dining.
167) "The first ice creams, in the sense of an iced and flavoured confection made from full milk or cream, are thought to have been made in Italy and then in France in the 17th century, and to have been diffused from the French court to other European countries... Eales was a pioneer with few followers; ice cream recipes remained something of a rarity in English-language cookery books...
The first recorded English use of the term ice cream (also given as iced cream) was by Ashmore (1672), recording among dishes served at the Feast of St. As for America, Stallings observes that ice cream is recorded to have been served as early as 1744 (by the lady of Governor Blandon of Maryland, nee Barbara Jannsen, daughter of Lord Baltimore), but it does not appear to have been generally adopted until much later in the century.