Home baking as art
I just love baking, especially homemade. All these delicious cupcakes and muffins, buns, pies, donuts, rolls, cakes - my weakness. It is certainly harmful for the figure, but if the…

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Pancakes at Shrovetide
Ever since pagan times, the pancake in Russia is a symbol of the sun. It was believed that the more you cook pancakes on Maslenitsa, the more fertile the land…

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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…

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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 II World and the main chip of the cake – a bright color – there is a direct connection.
Because of the lack of many products in sufficient quantities, cooks and pastry chefs of that time experimented a lot with the cheapest ingredients, including beetroot juice. The original coloring of the cake was made with its help and only later it was supplanted by artificial food colors.
There is no stopping at all: beets are one of the most inexpensive and at the same time festive products in color. Her unusual color more than once rescued different countries in difficult times. Continue reading

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 in the very early years of the 19th century, American gentlemen were already drinking it in the mornings at breakfast.
How do you like this approach? Take note of the upcoming New Year holidays.
This is an American cocktail, his homeland – the southern states. To imagine the atmosphere with which the mint julep is historically associated, remember the film “Gone With the Wind”, which is played by Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Rich south, cotton plantations, manors, heat. It was these gentlemen – owners of cotton fields – that the ice julep cooled and refreshed. Continue reading

Caramel Apple Cake
This cupcake is baked in a round shape with a hole in the middle. This type of cake is called a bandt-cake. The apple band with apples is a complex…

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Chocolate pie
We used to think that tasty pastries and a good figure are simply incompatible, but exceptions can be found from every rule. Such a pleasant surprise will be a wonderful…

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Chef Profession: Creativity and Physical Training
Do you like to cook, experiment, create culinary masterpieces? You know well how to “make people tasty”, or do you want to learn it? Then the profession of a cook…

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