Cake "Monastic hut"
To bake a cake "Monastic hut", the recipe is simple and clear, you will need patience. The hardest thing is to make a "log" basis, for which you need a…

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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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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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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

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 invented by mistake, with anger, with despair, or to get out of a difficult situation. And they were so successful that their fame survived the fame of the cook.
On August 24, 1853, at the resort of Saratoga Springs in America, at a restaurant in one expensive hotel, someone called Vanderbilt ordered french fries, the restaurant’s signature dish. Chef George Crum prepared the dish, but did not please the client. It seemed to him that the potatoes were too fat. 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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Chocolate Desserts without flour
Many baking recipes do not suffer at all if the flour in them is replaced by other components. What for? Baking without flour is interesting. She is unusually tender, she…

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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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