Every day, F&W editor in chief Dana Cowin (@fwscout) posts fun food facts to Twitter using #dailywordwizard. Here, a roundup of the most recent bits of trivia she revealed.
1. The first french toast recipe, which was called “aliter dulcia” or “another sweet dish,” was first published in a 4th century Roman cookbook.
2. The expression “fudging it” doesn’t come from fudge. The story goes that in the 1600s Captain Fudge, aka “Lying Fudge,” inspired expression.