How was the Boston Cream pie named?


Boston cream pie was invented by Monsieur Sanzian,a French pastry chef hired in 1855 by the former Parker House (now the Omni Parker House).Exec. chef Joseph Ribas, who has been with the hotel for 27 years, says Sanzian invented it "because he was topping an English cream cake with chocolate." The 1st mention of the dessert as "Boston cream pie" was in the NY Herald(1855).

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