Today in Food History


Also, on this day in 1833 Marie-Antoine Carême died in Paris. Carême was known as “the cook of kings and the king of cooks”. He is the founder and architect of French haute cuisine. His story is one out of a Dickens novel.

In 1943 Due to wartime meat shortages, the U.S. Office of Price Administration announced that frankfurters would be replaced by ‘Victory Sausages’ made of meat and soybean meal or other substitute.

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