This Day in History: January 13 1921 French Chef Pierre Franey born. He became famous as the chef of ‘Le Pavillon’ restaurant in New York City from 1945 to 1960 and published cookbooks. 1949 Prince Edward Island in Canada banned the sale of margarine to protect its dairy industry. 1951 French Chef Bernard Loiseau was […]
This Day in History: January 12 1833 Marie-Antoine Carême dies in Paris, also known as “the cook of kings and the king of cooks”. 1943 US Wartime meat shortages replace frankfurters with ‘Victory Sausages’ made of meat and soybean meal or other substitute. 1948 Opening of Britain’s first supermarket at Manor Park.