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Food named after people

Food named after people

Alfredo di Lelio lovingly invented a dish for his wife in his restaurant in 1914. The dish became famous as Fettuccine Alfredo. Famous chef Auguste Escoffier named Peach Melba and Melba toast after opera singer Nellie Melba. Even the all-important but humble breakfast can now be had as Eggs Benedict XVI, named after the, well, famous Pope. Go ahead, have a serving of these delicious didyouknow titbits…

 

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