Culinary mistakes. What dishes were invented by chance
On August 24, 1853, Indian chef John Crum made up chips. He did this to annoy a harmful customer. There are many such stories. Many of today's famous dishes were…

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Pancakes at Shrovetide
Ever since pagan times, the pancake in Russia is a symbol of the sun. It was believed that the more you cook pancakes on Maslenitsa, the more fertile the land…

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Muse Cookery and cooks in robes: 10 interesting facts about chefs
In the 18th century, English King George II commanded that the white cap always be worn at work. This headgear negated the risk that the hair of the conquerors would…

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Italian strudel

This does not seem obvious at all, but the strudel is a traditional Italian dessert. The Trentino-Alto Adige region is bordered by Austria, and from here, undergoing changes in recipes, strudel penetrated Italian cuisine.
Italian strudel is not as solid as its prototype: a very thin dough barely restrains the filling, a thin crisp melts in your mouth.
By the way, the whole strudel history – from beginning to end – is a story about border crossing. Strudel is a Turkish baklava in the past. How did she get to Austria? Continue reading

Chocolate Desserts without flour

Many baking recipes do not suffer at all if the flour in them is replaced by other components. What for? Baking without flour is interesting. She is unusually tender, she has a special taste, not peculiar to the flour desserts. In our today’s selection of three chocolate recipe without flour.
Brownie
For this brownie, you will definitely need baking paper, without it you simply cannot remove it from the mold. The dough in the finished state will be slightly viscous and this is the special charm of this baking. The delicate, super-chocolate taste of the brownie itself is enhanced by a thick layer of thick melted chocolate, which is applied to the surface of an already baked dessert. Preparing for a while this topping can not be done, you get a “lazy”, but still very tasty brownie. Continue reading

Classic “Red Velvet”

Red Velvet is an American classic. Cake with a subtle chocolate flavor made from scarlet-colored cakes, contrasting with white cream, became popular in the military in the 1940s. Between the II World and the main chip of the cake – a bright color – there is a direct connection.
Because of the lack of many products in sufficient quantities, cooks and pastry chefs of that time experimented a lot with the cheapest ingredients, including beetroot juice. The original coloring of the cake was made with its help and only later it was supplanted by artificial food colors.
There is no stopping at all: beets are one of the most inexpensive and at the same time festive products in color. Her unusual color more than once rescued different countries in difficult times. Continue reading

What to eat for breakfast? Apple pancakes!
Apple pancakes are a healthy alternative to ordinary ones. Apple circles are covered with approximately the same mixture as is used to make pancakes. Then they all bake in a…

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Top 5 of the most delicious and easy-to-prepare creams for filling cakes, pastries, eclairs
There are a lot of recipes for successful biscuits and cakes for the cake - vanilla, chocolate, carrot, lemon, pistachio - a wide variety of recipes from simple to complex.…

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9 INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT CONFECTIONERY ART AND DESSERS
The world of pastry art is amazing and unpredictable! And before you and I first opened the book of sweet recipes, millions of amateurs and professionals, pioneers and inventors, left…

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