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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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…

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Cake pigeon's milk"
Cake "Bird's Milk" was invented by one Moscow cook and this invention, by the way, was obtained by the author of a patent. They sold it in Moscow on the…

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10 interesting facts about macaroni pastries
There is nothing more satisfying than unwrapping a wrapper from decadent pasta. They are the epitome of luxury, pure indulgence of hedonic desires, and are largely known as the favorite…

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historical overtones

Delicate Chocolate Cake

This is a very big and heavy cake. It must be prepared in advance, at least 12 hours.
For the cake, we need:
For cream interlayer:
6 large eggs, 2 spoons of boiling water, 2/3 cup fine
sugar, 10 gram bag of vanilla sugar, 3 spoons of cocoa powder, 5 large spoons of flour, a teaspoon of soda, 0.5 liters of 30% sour cream, a glass of fine sugar, a can of condensed milk from natural milk. Continue reading

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 a wider range of confectionery products.
German psychologists conducted research and noticed that romantic natures prefer sweets with strawberry filling, shy with nuts, decisive with cherry, but creative people are coconut.
For the first time sweets were prepared in Egypt. Continue reading

Tarte Tatin – Apple Pie

Who among us has not tried apple pie? Everyone has their favorite recipe, which lifts up your mood with a cup of tea. French cake inside out – another modification on the apple theme, unusual, beautiful and very tasty!
The history of this dessert begins at the end of the 19th century, and as it should be, it was overgrown with beautiful legends. But as the French say, if you can not figure out the situation – cherchez la femme. In the story of tartin, tateen was not without a woman either.
In the small town of Lamotte-Beuvron, in the province of Sologne, a certain gentleman by the name of Tatin opened a small hotel, whose management after his death was inherited by his daughters Stephanie and Caroline. Continue reading