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…

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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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Cottage cheese truffle and its recipe
Those who diets are constantly suffering from the desire to eat something delicious. And such a desire gradually develops into maniacal thoughts, which badly spoil the mood. There is no…

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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

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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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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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…

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