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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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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10 interesting facts about macaroni pastries
There is nothing more satisfying than unwrapping a wrapper from decadent pasta. They are the epitome of luxury, pure indulgence of hedonic desires, and are largely known as the favorite…

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Cakes

Torta (from Italian. Torta, earlier from Lat. Torta, round bread) is a dessert, a type of cake, consisting of one or several cakes soaked in cream or jam. On top of the cake is usually decorated with cream, icing and / or fruit.
There are also savory types of cakes (for example, a liver cake), while the name “cake” indicates rather the design of the dish: laying the ingredients in layers with possible subsequent decoration of the top layer. In the example with a liver cake: fried bread cakes made from liver mince with a layer of mayonnaise, decorated with greens on top. Continue reading

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 were more like bread, sweetened with honey and often with the addition of nuts and dried fruit.
In the Middle Ages, European bakers already knew how to make cupcakes and gingerbread – products that could be stored for several months. According to historians, the forerunners of modern cakes appeared in Europe in the middle of the 17th century. This was primarily due to advances in technology and the availability of access to certain ingredients (such as refined sugar, for example). Continue reading

Famous dishes, the recipes of which appeared by chance
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…

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Interesting facts about cooking
Fact No. 1. American scientists conducted research, during the course of which it was found that while classical music was playing in the restaurant, the guests make an order for…

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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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