Tag Archives: Napoleon

Canned Peach Salad to “Heighten Appetites and Brighten Meals”

Blame the invention of canned food on Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1795, the French general – who proclaimed that “an army marches on its stomach” – offered 12,000 francs to anyone who could come up with a way to provide his … Continue reading

Posted in cookbooks, Food, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment