1789 – The Holy Rolling Pin, commissioned by Louis XVI, is smuggled to Great Britain.

1803 – During the Peace of Amiens, berries from the Tree of Love in Paris and the Tree of Lust in Rome are commingled to form the Filling of Feelings, which is boiled shut and kept as preserves.

1815 – The Justice Crust, cooked for Napoleon’s triumphal reentry, is taken to London.

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