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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Chefs-academy® Culinary Academy presents: a culinary school!
It is no secret that the culinary industry has long been turned into one of the most beautiful, and most importantly, delicious art forms. Every person loves to have a…

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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…

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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 and nuts. They were found in Egypt during excavations. In Rome, the composition was different, in addition to nuts and honey used poppy seeds and sesame. And the Greeks were the pioneers of marmalade. The technology of its preparation was that apple juice was evaporated under the scorching sun, getting a lingering mixture. Continue reading

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 pie” (“English, like apple pie”).
Crunchy dough, sour apples, custard or whipped cream are what make up the traditional English pie. It is served hot, it smells sweet, the filling flows out of the cut lobule, the cream melts into a gravy.
If the pies had organized competitions among themselves, then this English comrade would simply have no competitors.
Apple pie is not difficult to make. Continue reading

Chef Profession: Creativity and Physical Training

Do you like to cook, experiment, create culinary masterpieces? You know well how to “make people tasty”, or do you want to learn it? Then the profession of a cook for you. This is an interesting profession that gives plenty of imagination and allows the cook to show their creative abilities, but at the same time it is not easy: in some organizations it is required to work 12 hours a day, 2-3 days in a row.
Let’s see what personal qualities are necessary for those who want to become a master in the field of cooking, what are the prospects for career growth, where you can learn this profession, what is included in the work duties of cooks. Continue reading

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,…

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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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Cooking eclairs
Eclair acquired the classic look in the nineteenth century thanks to the French chef Marie-Antoine Kemer, although the choux pastry was known before. But it was he who created the…

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