Cake and Cake Facts
Cake and pastries are a sweet dessert whose history is inextricably linked with the history of the cake. The first cakes were very different from what we eat today. They…

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Irish Potato and Apple Muffin
The Irish, in terms of potato cooking skills, are probably the most progressive part of humanity. Such a number of recipes with potatoes, as in Ireland, you will not find…

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Cooking as a vocation. 7 reasons to become a cook
In an era of total scarcity, cooks became, in order to be closer to the products, to work in warmth and contentment. The profession of a cook was considered one…

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Top 5 of the most delicious and easy-to-prepare creams for filling cakes, pastries, eclairs

There are a lot of recipes for successful biscuits and cakes for the cake – vanilla, chocolate, carrot, lemon, pistachio – a wide variety of recipes from simple to complex. But as a cream for cakes or other pastries, the same time-tested and experienced pastry chefs are used. Professional pastry chefs and simple housewives make small adjustments to the proportions and choice of ingredients, but the changes are minor.
What are the most simple and popular cream recipes in the confectionery industry? Continue reading

Watermelon Dishes: Salad, Appetizer, and Dessert

Americans now and then celebrate something culinary. There is a carrot cake day, there is a homemade soup day, oatmeal day, and our most favorite day is Eat What You Want Day, that is, the day when you can eat everything you want.
Among these wonderful food holidays there is one that was celebrated just a few days ago, August 3 is Watermel Day. For us, this event is important here than this: every day a serious competition is held in a watermelon, in which recipes of dishes with watermelon participate, and a serious and gastronomically savvy jury selects the best.
We offer you a selection of winning recipes. Some of them are strange, some do such that you read them like science fiction, the combination of ingredients seems so unobvious. Continue reading

How to bake English charlotte?

Charlotte has a long history with many plots. This dessert, originally English, in different countries has undergone its transformation and now the word “charlotte” in the world is called completely different from each other cakes and pies. The charlotte baked in Russia — the fast apple pie — is called Charlotte Russe in the English-speaking world — that is, the Russian charlotte.
It is believed that this very “Russian charlotte” was invented by the French chef Alexander I – Antoine Karem.
But the real charlotte, the one with which many experiments with dough and apples began – English. And this charlotte is not a pie at all, but pudding. Its basis is white bread. English puddings are often cooked in small, per one serving. We asked the English brand WALMER, producing bakeware, to share the traditional recipe of charlottes. Continue reading

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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Vintage English Apple Pie
The British love apples and perfectly master the skill of making apple pies. When an Englishman wants to say that something is typically British, he says "as English as apple…

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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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