Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1762 The first written record of the word ‘sandwich’. Edward Gibbons Journal, 11/24/1762: ‘I dined at the Cocoa Tree….That respectable body affords every evening a sight truly English. Twenty or thirty of the first men in the kingdom….supping at little tables….upon a bit of cold meat, or a Sandwich.’

In1998 Nicholas Kurti died (born May 14, 1908).  Hungarian born British physicist whose hobby was cooking. He advocated applying scientific knowledge to the kitchen and coined the term ‘molecular gastronomy’

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