A cake is an essential attribute of a festive table for a birthday, a wedding and almost a daily treat for sweet teeth. The history of the appearance of famous cakes is no less interesting than the secrets of their preparation. Today we will tell you about this and that.
The history of cakes, apparently, began those times when people began to grind grain, getting flour. The first cakes consisted of the most ordinary baked cakes, which in terms of taste resembled simple bread rather than sweet delicacy. Continue reading
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 and nuts. They were found in Egypt during excavations. In Rome, the composition was different, in addition to nuts and honey used poppy seeds and sesame. And the Greeks were the pioneers of marmalade. The technology of its preparation was that apple juice was evaporated under the scorching sun, getting a lingering mixture. Continue reading
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
Moscow baker Ivan Maximovich Filippov was famous for his products throughout Russia. The rolls were even delivered to the imperial table in Petersburg, in 1855 Alexander the Second produced him to the suppliers of the court of His Imperial Majesty. But, they were baked only in Moscow, and then went to St. Petersburg. By the conviction of Ivan Maksimovich, only Moscow water was good. One day, Filippov got into an awkward situation, but got out of it, and even, thanks to this mistake, he supplemented the assortment of his products. Continue reading
Cake “Bird’s Milk” was invented by one Moscow cook and this invention, by the way, was obtained by the author of a patent. They sold it in Moscow on the Arbat in a pastry shop from the restaurant “Prague”. When he was carried out, and this happened da-a-a-leko not every day, the queue lined up, almost like in the Mausoleum. They grabbed 3 -5 pieces each to friends and acquaintances. The proposed recipe is as close to the original as possible at home. The cake is obtained WITHOUTLY delicious. The other day I did it for a man’s anniversary, for his work. The people were shocked and delighted. Continue reading