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Mint julep
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Lazy Lobiani
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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 of the cake is usually decorated with cream, icing and / or fruit.
There are also savory types of cakes (for example, a liver cake), while the name “cake” indicates rather the design of the dish: laying the ingredients in layers with possible subsequent decoration of the top layer. In the example with a liver cake: fried bread cakes made from liver mince with a layer of mayonnaise, decorated with greens on top. Continue reading