mardi 15 mai 2012

Britain: The town of Sandwich celebrates 250 years of the Sandwich.

In 1765, Count John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718-1793), admiral of the fleet of King of Great Britain George III (1738-1820), a gambler, asks to his cook a piece of beef between two slices of toast for keep playing without interruption.
         Legend said that around him, his guests asked the same as Sandwich. The famous snacks was launched today is to become the most consumed in the West.
         May 13, 2012, the town of Sandwich, south-east of England celebrates the 250th anniversary of the famous appetite suppressant meals.
A contest of best sandwich and music concerts at the time of the Earl, also known to have had a penchant for clothes Turkish program.          The town of Sandwich paired with the French town of Honfleur brought chopsticks-sandwich of the latter for the tasting.
On this occasion, the present Earl of Sandwich held a luncheon sandwich giant based in homage to his ancestor.
Some British historians deny the paternity of Sandwich John Montagu and trace the origin of the places further than the eighteenth century. In addition, John Montagu knew of troubles related to its governmental responsibilities.
         Accused of corruption, he was considered responsible for the defeat of the British during the War of Independence of the United States of America.
Which did not changes the beautiful legend of Sandwich.
Bon appetit ladies and gentlemen!

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