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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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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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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English caramel pudding

This pudding to eat it should be hot, and best of all with a scoop of ice cream. Cooking is not difficult and in England it is perceived as a daily dessert. For example, it can be made in the school canteen or served in small portioned shirts somewhere in a coffee shop. In general, this is an ordinary, basic pudding. It seems to the English himself that he was always, he is so familiar and classic, but in fact the recipe was invented in the 70s by Francis Coolson, a cook and co-owner of the Sharrow Bay hotel. 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

Italian strudel

This does not seem obvious at all, but the strudel is a traditional Italian dessert. The Trentino-Alto Adige region is bordered by Austria, and from here, undergoing changes in recipes, strudel penetrated Italian cuisine.
Italian strudel is not as solid as its prototype: a very thin dough barely restrains the filling, a thin crisp melts in your mouth.
By the way, the whole strudel history – from beginning to end – is a story about border crossing. Strudel is a Turkish baklava in the past. How did she get to Austria? 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…

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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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What to eat for breakfast? Apple pancakes!
Apple pancakes are a healthy alternative to ordinary ones. Apple circles are covered with approximately the same mixture as is used to make pancakes. Then they all bake in a…

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