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Ice Cream was discovered by ............................

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Asked by Kumar Mukesh, 01 May '10 03:23 pm
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The Persians drank syrups cooled with snow called (fruit ice in Arabic, thus the derivation of sherbet, sorbet and sorbetto). In 400 BC, Persians invented a special chilled pudding-like dish, made of rose water and vermicelli which was served to royalty during summers. The ice was mixed with saffron, fruits, and various other flavours. The treat, widely made in Iran today, is called "faloodeh", and is made from starch (usually wheat), spun in a sieve-like machine which produces threads or drops of the batter, which are boiled in water. The mix is then frozen, and mixed with rose water and lemons, before serving. Ancient Persians mastered the technique of storing ice inside giant naturally-cooled refrigerators known as yakhchals. These structures kept ice brought in from the winter, or from nearby mountains, well into the summer. They worked by using tall windcatchers that kept the sub-level storage space at frigid temperatures.
Ancient civilizations have served ice for cold foods for ...more
Answered by Josna, 01 May '10 06:31 pm

 
  
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Gerald Tisyum.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 01 May '10 03:45 pm

 
  
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King Tang (A.D. 618-97) of Shang, China developed a method of creating ice and milk concoctions.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 01 May '10 03:40 pm

 
  
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It is likely that ice cream was not invented, but rather came to be over years of similar efforts. Indeed, the Roman Emperor Nero Claudius Caesar is said to have sent slaves to the mountains to bring snow and ice to cool and freeze the fruit drinks he was so fond of. Centuries later, the Italian Marco Polo returned from his famous journey to the Far East with a recipe for making water ices resembling modern day sherbets.
Answered by anil garg, 02 May '10 04:23 pm

 
  
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It was first created in ancient Rome, by Emperor Nero.
The first hint of ice cream came during the Roman Empire with the reign of Emperor Nero. The Emperor sent his slaves to find snow, which was then mixed with honey to form a dessert. He added spices, leaves and fruit to make a very early form of gelato. At this time, sorbets were also being discovered in the East. With the discovery of the Indies, ice cream came to England and Europe. The process of freezing water, ice and salt
is the main basis for creating ice cream. This process made its way through France, Italy and Spain, and England, but only in the highest households and courts. English kings were known to have weaknesses for this dessert.
Marco Polo is said to have a large part in the popularization of ice cream. Upon seeing ice cream being made in China, he brought the idea to Europe. Other sources claim that the dish was invented in Italy, by the Medici family. Charles I of England claimed to have invented the dish w ...more
Answered by gkr, 01 May '10 04:28 pm

 
  
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The claims of Nero (1st century A.D.) and the ancient Chinese (via Marco Polo) enjoying an ice-cream-like dessert are used to bolster ice creams long-standing popularity.
the story goes lke this:
there was a king,charles 1 of england,hosted a sumptous state banquet for many of his friends and family.many chefs put forth their new stuff.after tasting all,lastly there was a new food stuff,it was a dessert,very creamy,at last king asked the chef not to tell anyone the way of preparing.but charles lost favor. But by that time, the secret of the frozen cream remained a secret no more. The cook, named DeMirco, had not kept his promise.
Answered by Dhiva, 01 May '10 04:06 pm

 
  
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Very old
Answered by mohd yousuf, 01 May '10 03:47 pm

 
  
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Answered by Shiva, 01 May '10 03:35 pm

 
  
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Charles I of England, or rather, his chef (either French or Italian), made ice cream a staple of the royal table. Depending on which version you read, either the chef had a secret recipe for ice cream and the king paid him a handsome reward to keep it a secret, or the chef was threatened with death if he divulged the recipe

However , The claims of Nero (1st century A.D.) and the ancient Chinese (via Marco Polo) enjoying an ice-cream-like dessert are used to bolster ice creams long-standing popularity. Well, bunk. These desserts, while frozen, are not ice cream as we know it, but more like sorbet or probably a sno-cone! Nero would have servants run to the mountains for fresh snow, and then race back (before it melted) to his palace where he would enjoy the frozen treats topped with fresh fruits. Again, its not the dairy treat we enjoy today, and further it was something only royalty enjoyed (not everyone could have servants sent to the mountains, yknow).
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 01 May '10 03:28 pm

 
  
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Me....yammi
Answered by Yasmin Kausar, 01 May '10 03:24 pm

 
  
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