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…

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Baked Oatmeal
Remember the joke? In an English restaurant: What do you have for breakfast today? - Oatmeal, sir. -And for lunch? - Oatmeal, sir. -And for dinner ?? - Oatmeal, sir.…

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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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historical overtones

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 II World and the main chip of the cake – a bright color – there is a direct connection.
Because of the lack of many products in sufficient quantities, cooks and pastry chefs of that time experimented a lot with the cheapest ingredients, including beetroot juice. The original coloring of the cake was made with its help and only later it was supplanted by artificial food colors.
There is no stopping at all: beets are one of the most inexpensive and at the same time festive products in color. Her unusual color more than once rescued different countries in difficult times. Continue reading

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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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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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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