Frozen Desserts Enjoyed by Ancient Romans

Ancient Romans first enjoyed frozen desserts after mixing fruit juice with mountain snow provided by runners. Continue reading

The Milk carton

Swedish industrialist Ruben Rausing invented the milk carton in 1951. Continue reading

Pasta Not an Italian Invention

Most people believe that pasta was created by the Italians, not true. Try China. Continue reading

Self-Heating Can

In 1941 the H.J. Heinz Company of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, developed the self-heating can. Continue reading

The Classic of Tea by Lu Yu

Lu Yu published in China in 780, a treatise on tea and it’s uses called The Classic of Tea. Continue reading

Bouillon cubes

Under the brand name Oxo (still called that today) in Frey Bentos, Paraguay, bouillon cubes containing meat extracts were developed. Continue reading

First Cheese factory

Location was Bern, Switzerland, dates was in 1815, as the first Cheese factory went into service. Continue reading

Carl Gustaf Patrik Laval

Gustaf de Laval was born at Orsa in Dalarna in the Swedish de Laval Huguenot family (immigrated 1622 - Claude de Laval, soldier - knighted de Laval 1647). Continue reading

Isabella Beeton

In 1857, less than a year after the wedding, Isabella began writing for one of her husband's publications, The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. Continue reading