Here’s a Very Informative Video About Foods Named After People


Curious about the monk behind the clementine, the opera star who inspired melba toast, and the chef who first made carpaccio for a woman on a diet? Mental Floss’s John Green breaks it down, describing 28 foods named after real people. Orville Redenbacher was a brilliant agriculturist who died in his hot tub, and — spoiler alert — Mrs. Fields divorced Mr. Fields in 1997. If their marriage didn’t work out, there’s no hope for the rest of us.