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Do you like Ice Cream? Who discovered it?

Asked by Joseph Chacko, 13 May '09 09:50 pm
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I love ice cream. But unfortunately I cannot eat it, as it will cause sore throat to me. So I avoid ice creams. It is believed that the Greeks invented the ice cream.
Answered by Good Citizen, 14 May '09 11:09 am

 
  
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Ice cream was introduced to the United States by Quaker colonists who brought their ice cream recipes with them. Confectioners sold ice cream at their shops in New York and other cities during the colonial era. Ben Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson were known to have regularly eaten and served ice cream. First Lady Dolley Madison is also closely associated with the early history of ice cream in the United States. One respected history of ice cream states that, as the wife of U.S. President James Madison, she served ice cream at her husband\'s Inaugural Ball in 1813.

Around 1832, Augustus Jackson, an African American confectioner, not only created multiple ice cream recipes, but he also invented a superior technique to manufacture ice cream.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 14 May '09 10:15 am

 
  
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Our love affair with ice cream is centuries old. The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Jews were known to chill wines and juices. This practice evolved into fruit ices and, eventually, frozen milk and cream mixtures. In the first century, Emperor Nero reportedly sent messengers to the mountains to collect snow so that his kitchen staff could make concoctions flavored with fruit and honey. Twelve centuries later, Marco Polo introduced Europe to a frozen milk dessert similar to the modern sherbet that he had enjoyed in the Far East. The Italians were especially fond of the frozen confection that by the sixteenth century was being called ice cream. In 1533, the young Italian princess Catherine de Medici went to France as the bride of the future King Henry II. Included in her trousseau were recipes for frozen desserts. The first public sale of ice cream occurred in Paris at the Caf Procope in 1670.

Frozen desserts were also popular in England. Guests at the coronation banquet of Henry V of En ...more
Answered by Ashish jain, 14 May '09 06:44 am

 
  
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Never thought about who hit up on this idea of ice cream for the first time. But whosoever did that, God Bless him or her because this is one thing that most cannot resist and it is so easily available. I for one simply enjoy it.
Answered by Omega, 13 May '09 10:02 pm

 
  
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No specific date of origin nor inventor has been undisputably credited with its discovery. Historians estimate that this recipe evolved into ice cream sometime in the 16th century. England seems to have discovered ice cream at the same time, or perhaps even earlier than the Italians. \"Cream Ice,\" as it was called, appeared regularly at the table of Charles I during the 17th century. France was introduced to similar frozen desserts in 1553 by the Italian Catherine de Medici when she became the wife of Henry II of France. It wasn\'t until 1660 that ice cream was made available to the general public. The Sicilian Procopio introduced a recipe blending milk, cream, butter and eggs at Caf Procope, the first caf in Paris.

Ice cream for Amrica:
The first official account of ice cream in the New World comes from a letter written in 1744 by a guest of Maryland Governor William Bladen. The first advertisement for ice cream in this country appeared in the New York Gazette on May 12, 1777, wh ...more
Answered by Jayakrishnan, 13 May '09 09:55 pm

 
  
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Ya i love ice creams out of limits. and it was invented by a chinese empror,sorry dont remember his name
Answered by swati, 13 May '09 09:54 pm

 
  
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I like it
Answered by vidhi, 13 May '09 09:53 pm

 
  
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Like it too much:
Some historians claim, but never proven to be true, that the name \"sundae\" was created in response to the \"Blue Laws\" which said that ice cream sodas could not be sold on Sundays because they were to \"frilly.\" For some reason the \"righteous\" very much against what they called \"sucking soda\" (especially on the Sabbath and the clergy started preaching against them). The dish has gone by other names at various time, most notably \"sundi\" and \"sondhi.\" Some accounts have explained all these names as attempts to avoid offending the sensibilities of the devoutly religious, which might take a dim view of a pile of ice cream and syrup being named after the Sabbath.
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Answered by jameel ahmed, 13 May '09 09:53 pm

 
  
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I like very much.
Who discovered this, I am yet to know...
Answered by hitler, 13 May '09 09:52 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by Manju Sikri, 17 Jun '09 09:09 pm

 
  
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