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The second English writer, who did more than Haywood to establish the Medici story, was Mrs. Very probably she had read it in The Art of Dining.
As early as 1821 we find mention of "ice-cream gardens' in New York....
Since introducing ice cream to Europe in the Middle Ages, Italy has never relinquished its lead in theis field, and over the centuries the manufacture of ice cream has in many countries been the province of Italian emigres." ---An A to Z of Food and Drink, John Ayto [Oxford Univeristy Press: Oxford] 2002 (p.
This claim (as well as his introducing pasta to Italy) are questionable.
The ice creams we enjoy today are said to have been invented in Italy during the 17th century. "French-style" ice cream (made with egg yolks) and its American counterpart, "Philadelphia-style," are (no eggs, or egg whites only) enriched products made with the finest ingredients. Food historians tell us this type of ice cream originated in the 17th century and proliferated in the early 18th.
A number of British cookbooks of the eighteenth century contain ice cream formulas. Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery Made Easy (1747)--considered by scholars to be the first major cookbook written by a woman in what was until then an almost exclusively male domain.