Interesting facts from the world of cooking
While preparing food, many housewives do not even think about when and how people learned about certain ingredients, products, or how they invented the necessary kitchen tools. In this article…

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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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Interesting facts about keikpops or “Keikpops? No, I have not heard
What kind of sweet treats can usually be found at celebrations? That's right: candy, biscuits, cake or cakes. But do you know what keypops are? This is a trendy dessert,…

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Black sausage three sauces: French, Mediterranean and favorite Depardieu sauce

In childhood, the black wolf was only fit to shoot her at each other from the tubes. As they get older, the situation changes – we only learn that it is possible to make a tolerable homemade liqueur from it. Break stereotypes! Having called for the help of cooks with Michelin stars on their shoulder straps, we decided to prove that not only wine can be made from black insects!
The most interesting thing is that they look at the black-fruited carnivore as wine material, although it is quite clear – according to the natural plan, it was created only for sauce and only for meat: those who love tkemali will understand what they mean. The tart, slightly astringent, sweet taste perfectly complements the pastry and patty dough – but that’s another story. Today we stop only on sauces! 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

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

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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Delicate Chocolate Cake
This is a very big and heavy cake. It must be prepared in advance, at least 12 hours. For the cake, we need: For cream interlayer: 6 large eggs, 2…

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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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