Food & History: September 5 1643 King Louis XIV of France born, and went on to be a gourmet to excess. 1850 Jasper Newton ‘Jack’ Daniel born, founder of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey distillery. 1933 The Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky trademark registered. 1938 Achille Gaggia applies for a patent on the first modern espresso maker. […]
Food & History: June 1 1495 Scotch whiskey in written form first appears in the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland. 1875 A.P. Ashbourne receives a patent for domestic use coconut.