In the ancient times there are no refrigerators present like the one we now have at our homes. People then have to collect the ice from the mountains and ice lakes present at that time and save them for some time only.
India and china peoples learned the method of freezing i.e. making of ice with the help of ice, water and salt in about 400 B.C. only.
It is also believed that people in china make the ice creams of milk in 400 B.C. only. They also add some flour powder to the milk to make it little thicker.
In mid times a trader named Marco polo of Italy who had came to India had wrote that he had eaten a thing much alike ice cream in far areas of eastern parts of world.
This was liked by him so much at that time that he had taken its recipe and came to Europe.
You will also get amazed to know that Charles of England in 16th century gives his cook an extra pay of 500 pounds per year for not to tell the recipe of ice cream to anyone else because in this way he wanted that ice creams can only be enjoyed by the families of royals and kings at that time. But after the death of Charles first, Demarco made ice cream famous in whole Europe.
Honey and ice cones
It is an amazing fact to know that ice houses were made in Mesopotamia in 400 B.C. but world had started making ice creams much after that.
It was also believed that in 5th decade B.C. Honey and fruits mixed cone of ice were sold in the markets of Athens. In Persia (Iran) in about 400 B.C. members of kings and Charles families of that time were served with ice, honey, fruits, mixed with rose water and some other flavors.
Aunt Shelly is Great
Today the ice cream which we eat was first made by Aunty Shelly shade of America. The ice cream made by her was favorite to the wife (Dolly medicine) of president (James medicine). This recipe was also liked by the president and from then it has taken a part of White House menu.
First commercial plant for making ice cream was first started by James Fusel in 1946-51. After this Nancy Johnson invented crack machine, and after this invention only ice cream got famous in the whole parts of world. Today we can enjoy the ice cream in many flavors like vanilla, chocolate, straw berry, etc.
WHEN WAS ICE CONE MADE
Previously ice creams were sold in cups made of glass or metals. In 1896 Itallo Marconi an ice cream trader in New York kept ice creams in those cups which can be eaten with ice cream. At this time also in Manchester (England) Antonia Volvona kept ice creams in cups made of biscuits for selling them in the market.
The ancient form of cone was totally different from the cone which we use today. Its structure and design was also different from the present cone. Today the cone which we use and eat was made by earnest Hamby of America.