Food & History: May 28 1897 Jell-O Brand Gelatin introduced.
Today in History: February 5 1872 Lafayette Benedict Mendel born. As an American biochemist, he published various papers on nutrition, vitamins and proteins helped establish modern concepts about nutrition.
Today in History: January 21 1338 Charles V of France born. He commissioned Taillevent to write what would become the first professional cookery book written in France, ‘Le Viandier’. Forks were mentioned in an inventory during his reign. Many believe he died as a result of eating amanita mushrooms. 1912 Konrad Emil Bloch born, Nobel […]