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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Home baking as art
I just love baking, especially homemade. All these delicious cupcakes and muffins, buns, pies, donuts, rolls, cakes - my weakness. It is certainly harmful for the figure, but if 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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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

Apple and Meat Pie and a few general considerations about savory apple dishes

Autumn is coming, apples fall from the branches. Have you thought about using apples not for pie, jam and cider, but for some non-sweet, not dessert food? Yes, maybe you sent apples to the salad. May be.
In Russia, they eat 2 million tons of apples a year. This is the most purchased fruit. Somewhere near the apples in this ranking are bananas, but apples are significantly ahead of them. This means that it would be quite good to understand what, in fact, apples are capable of in a culinary sense.
As an inspiring example, there can be Old Believers who practice 50 ways of cooking apples. Fifty! Their recipes contain everything from ordinary pies to apples stuffed with meat. 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 in the very early years of the 19th century, American gentlemen were already drinking it in the mornings at breakfast.
How do you like this approach? Take note of the upcoming New Year holidays.
This is an American cocktail, his homeland – the southern states. To imagine the atmosphere with which the mint julep is historically associated, remember the film “Gone With the Wind”, which is played by Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Rich south, cotton plantations, manors, heat. It was these gentlemen – owners of cotton fields – that the ice julep cooled and refreshed. Continue reading

9 INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT CONFECTIONERY ART AND DESSERS
The world of pastry art is amazing and unpredictable! And before you and I first opened the book of sweet recipes, millions of amateurs and professionals, pioneers and inventors, left…

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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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International cake day: interesting facts about the holiday and your favorite dessert
This sweet holiday is dedicated to peace and friendship between people, nations and whole countries. And it is not surprising, because it is difficult to find a person, young and…

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