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Food & History: September 16

Food & History: September 16 1380  Charles V of France dies, commissioned Taillevent to write the first professional cookery book written in France named ‘Le Viandier’.   1736  Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit dies, inventor the Fahrenheit temperature scale 1916  Prohibition begins in Ontario, Canada. 1947  Reynolds aluminum foil goes on sale.

Food & History: September 13

Food & History: September 13 1592  Michel de Montaigne dies, a famous quote of his “A man should not so much respect what he eats, as with whom he eats.” 1755  Oliver Evans born inventor of the first automatic flour mill. 1833  The first shipment of imported ice arrived in Calcutta, India from Boston in an […]