National Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 30, 2013 at 8:48 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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Roasted Marshmallow

National Toasted Marshmallow Day

Five Food Finds about Marshmallows

  • The marshmallow is a confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar, corn syrup, water, gelatin that has been softened in hot water, dextrose, vanilla flavorings, and sometimes coloring, whipped to a spongy consistency.
  • Some marshmallow recipes call for eggs.
  •  This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
  • The marshmallow probably first came into being as a medicinal substance, since the mucilaginous extracts comes from the root of the marshmallow plant, Althaea officinalis, which were used as a remedy for sore throats.
  • Concoctions of other parts of the marshmallow plant had medical uses as well.

 

Today’s Food History

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1812 Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa was born. Mokcsa imported 1,400 varieties of grapevines to California in 1862 and planted the first large vineyard in California in…

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