7 Fun Facts About the History of Ice Cream

1. Ancient Origins: Ice cream has been enjoyed for centuries. The ancient Greeks and Romans are known to have enjoyed a treat similar to ice cream, made by combining snow with honey and fruit.

1. Royal Treat: In the 16th century, Italian chef Ruggeri is said to have created a dessert that resembled modern ice cream for the court of Catherine de Medici in France. It quickly became a hit among the nobility.

1. First Ice Cream Parlor: The first known ice cream parlor opened in Paris in 1670. It was run by Sicilian Procopio Cutò, who served a creamy frozen dessert that was a precursor to modern ice cream.

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1. Thomas Jefferson and Ice Cream: Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, is said to have been a big fan of ice cream. He is credited with helping to popularize ice cream in America after discovering it during his time in France.

1. Ice Cream Cone Invention: The ice cream cone is said to have been invented at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. An ice cream vendor ran out of dishes and teamed up with a nearby waffle vendor to create the first edible ice cream cone.

1. Neapolitan Ice Cream: Neapolitan ice cream, with its distinctive layers of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavors, is said to have been created in the late 19th century to satisfy the demands of customers who couldn't decide on just one flavor.

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