After the Battle of Aspern-Essling (1809), the surgeon of the Napoleonic Army Larrey, lacking salt, seasoned a horse meat bouillon for the wounded under his care with gunpowder. It was also used for sterilization in ships when there was no alcohol. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun…
Killing a trout, then immediately poaching it in vinegary court bouillon makes it turn blue. It also happens to be a favorite dish of Hemingway pbs.org/hemingwayadventur…
The first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, Godfrey of Bouillon, refused the title of King of Jerusalem, and was instead known as "Baron of the Holy Sepulchre" and the "Crusader King" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God…
President James Garfield had beef bouillon, egg yolks, milk and whiskey shoved up his butt until he died nytimes.com/2006/07/25/he…
The word β€œrestaurant” originally referred to a type of restorative meat broth or bouillon which was offered to those who might be too weak to eat a full meal. The institutions in which these β€œrestaurants” were served are where concepts such as seating patrons at their own tables originated from. digital.library.unlv.edu/…
A New York Times editorial described Per Se, renowned as one of the best restaurants in the world with three Michelin stars, as having "lukewarm matsutake mushroom bouillon as murky and appealing as bong water" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
In France, during WWI, posters for a bouillon company were banned due to the paranoid belief that they were giving German spies information. paperspast.natlib.govt.nz…
Bouillon cubes' predecessor was called "portable soup" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Por…

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