FOOD TRIVIA: Louis XIV's Dinner

Think you eat a lot!


Louis XIV (1635 - 1715) was recorded to eat, “four soups, a pheasant, a partridge, a plate of salad, sliced mutton with garlic, two lumps of ham, a plate of pastries, fruits and preserves.” at one sitting.


And this was long before "All You Can Eat" buffets appeared on the scene.