Interesting facts about sweets
The word "candy" from the Latin language is translated as "cooked drug." In the 16th century, candied fruits were sold in pharmacies for medicinal purposes. Currently, the term refers to…

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Cakes
Torta (from Italian. Torta, earlier from Lat. Torta, round bread) is a dessert, a type of cake, consisting of one or several cakes soaked in cream or jam. On top…

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Chocolate pie
We used to think that tasty pastries and a good figure are simply incompatible, but exceptions can be found from every rule. Such a pleasant surprise will be a wonderful…

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culinary tradition

Properly brew Irish coffee

Irish coffee has a very good reputation. It often appears in the menu of inexpensive cafes, and if your experience with this drink comes down to several cups drunk in such places, you most likely remember this drink as sweetish, with a harsh alcoholic taste of liquid.
No, no and NO. Irish coffee can only be made from excellent ingredients.
Good Irish coffee is a blend of nutty, bitter, caramel flavors and fiery whiskey, which gives a pleasant contrast with the cool whipped cream, the cap of which is topped. Continue reading

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 invented by mistake, with anger, with despair, or to get out of a difficult situation. And they were so successful that their fame survived the fame of the cook.
On August 24, 1853, at the resort of Saratoga Springs in America, at a restaurant in one expensive hotel, someone called Vanderbilt ordered french fries, the restaurant’s signature dish. Chef George Crum prepared the dish, but did not please the client. It seemed to him that the potatoes were too fat. Continue reading

Cooking as a vocation. 7 reasons to become a cook

In an era of total scarcity, cooks became, in order to be closer to the products, to work in warmth and contentment. The profession of a cook was considered one of the easiest and well-fed. But at the same time and was not too respected. Years have passed, and now we know that cooking is a real art, a cook can become a global star and earn an impressive fortune.
And why do people become cooks? We chose 7 main reasons, in our opinion:
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Interesting candy facts
Candy is a confection, which is known for elevating improves mood. As a rule, the product contains 60-75% sugar. Initially, candies were called candied or processed into jam fruits that…

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Vintage English Apple Pie
The British love apples and perfectly master the skill of making apple pies. When an Englishman wants to say that something is typically British, he says "as English as apple…

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Interesting facts from the world of pastry
Most people love pastry. But not everyone knows when they first appeared. The first type of delicacy originated several thousand years ago and was a dried dates, mixed with honey…

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