August 11 is National Raspberry Bombe Day

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Frozen raspberries with an ice cream filling is

the perfect summer dessert.

Here are today’s five thing to know about  the ‘Raspberry Bombe’ :

  1. Bombe comes in many flavors fruity and sweet.
  2. Escoffier gives over sixty recipes for bombes in Le Guide culinaire.
  3. A bombe glacée or simply a bombe in English, is an ice cream dessert frozen in a spherical mould so as to resemble a cannonball, hence the name.
  4. The dessert appeared on restaurant menus as early as 1882.
  5. Raspberry bombe is among the most popular flavors.

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Today’s Board: Raspberry recipes & more

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Today’s Food History

  • 1858 Christiaan Eijkman was born. A Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi was caused by a poor diet (a lack of vitamin B1), which eventually led to the discovery of vitamins.
  • 1874 Harry S. Parmelee of New Haven, Connecticut patented the sprinkler head.
  • 1949 Eric Carmen of the music group ‘The…

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