How did ancient civilizations make ice cream? – Vivian Jiang

From TED Ed.

Trace the history of ice cream, from the first accounts of cold desserts in the 1st century to the cream-based treat we know today.

Ice cream has a unique role in our world’s history, culture, and cravings. The first accounts of cold desserts date back to the first century, in civilizations including ancient Rome, Mughal India, and Tang Dynasty China. Yet the cream-based delicacy we know today made a much later debut. So, how did the delicious sweet treat come to be? Vivian Jiang shares the scoop on the history of ice cream.

Lesson by Vivian Jiang, directed by Masayoshi Nakamura, Good General.

Music and sound design by Zak Engel.

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