Made from two simple ingredients (sugar and the nut in question), marzipan is mentioned in Persian text dated all the back to the year 850. More than likely, it was around for many years before that. There are other varieties of marzipan made now that use other nuts, but I'm looking for the "original" nut today.
Answer to Food & Drink Quiz Friday #4: The first loaf of pre-sliced bread hit shelves on July 7, 1928 labeled "Sliced Kleen Maid Bread".!