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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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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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…

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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…

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somewhat lighter

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 anywhere else, even in Belarus. Sometimes the Irish offer you to do something completely unusual with potatoes, such as baking a sweet cake from it.
We admit, potatoes do not seem the most obvious ingredient for dessert, but let us recall another vegetable example: carrot cake. Half of the fans of carrot cake do not even suspect that it is called “carrot”, not because it is decorated with small marzipan carrots, and therefore instead of dough there is shredded carrots. Here, with the Irish cupcake, about the same story. Continue reading

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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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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