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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Champagne Pizza
The key ingredient in this cheery pizza recipe is champagne. It is in the dough, and in the tomato filling. It delicately changes the taste, but of course the main…

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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…

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Cake and Cake Facts

Cake and pastries are a sweet dessert whose history is inextricably linked with the history of the cake. The first cakes were very different from what we eat today. They were more like bread, sweetened with honey and often with the addition of nuts and dried fruit.
In the Middle Ages, European bakers already knew how to make cupcakes and gingerbread – products that could be stored for several months. According to historians, the forerunners of modern cakes appeared in Europe in the middle of the 17th century. This was primarily due to advances in technology and the availability of access to certain ingredients (such as refined sugar, for example). Continue reading

Favorite cakes – that we do not know about them?

A cake is an essential attribute of a festive table for a birthday, a wedding and almost a daily treat for sweet teeth. The history of the appearance of famous cakes is no less interesting than the secrets of their preparation. Today we will tell you about this and that.
The history of cakes, apparently, began those times when people began to grind grain, getting flour. The first cakes consisted of the most ordinary baked cakes, which in terms of taste resembled simple bread rather than sweet delicacy. Continue reading

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

Mint julep
Mint julep is one of the oldest and most famous cocktails. It is not clear when it was precisely mixed for the first time, but it is reliably known that…

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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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