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Little History on Frozen Desserts
first frozen dessert is credited to Emperor Nero
of Rome. It was a mixture of snow (which he sent
his slaves into the mountains to retrieve) and
nectar, fruit pulp and honey. Another theory is
Marco Polo, Thirteenth century bard and adventurer,
brought with him to Europe, from the Far East,
recipes for water ices, said to be used in Asia
for thousands of years.
first ice cream parlor in America opened in New
York City in 1776. Invention of the ice cream
soda is usually attributed to Robert M Green,
who operated a soda water concession in Philadelphia.
Green, who sold a mix of carbonated water, cream,
and syrup, apparently ran out of cream and substituted
ice cream, hoping his customers wouldn't notice.
But they did and daily sales receipts climbed
from $6 to $600.