A short timeline of food history

Lava Cake [Photo by John Cummings (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons]

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In honor of Entire world Meals Day on Oct. 16, in this article is a quick timeline of some lesser-acknowledged times in foodstuff heritage:

A.D. 79: Lone survivor of Mt. Vesuvius volcanic eruption relocates to find do the job in Italian bakery and the Lava Cake is born.

1195: Royal cook dinner satisfies with King Richard, recovering from extreme bout of pimples, to talk about new menu things for forthcoming commemorative banquet. Creates common pudding, Spotted Dick.

1453: Brutal Romanian ruler Vlad the Impaler invents the shish kabob.

1805: Admiral Lord Nelson inadvertently produces a identify for a preferred breakfast food when asked to forecast the outcome of England’s naval marketing campaign with France in the Fight of Trafalgar. “French? Toast!” he reportedly states.