Two autumn marmalade: from quince and persimmon
Quince marmalade is troublesome, but worth it. You will get an elastic, fragrant "fruit cheese", which can be stored for a long time and enjoy its concentrated taste of quince.…

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Muse Cookery and cooks in robes: 10 interesting facts about chefs
In the 18th century, English King George II commanded that the white cap always be worn at work. This headgear negated the risk that the hair of the conquerors would…

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Top 5 of the most delicious and easy-to-prepare creams for filling cakes, pastries, eclairs
There are a lot of recipes for successful biscuits and cakes for the cake - vanilla, chocolate, carrot, lemon, pistachio - a wide variety of recipes from simple to complex.…

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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

Easy Apple Pie

One autumn evening we racked our brains: how to fake a cake, but so that it was lighter than usual. So that was not so deadly for the figure, like all the other pies in the world, and so that was also apple. Because, in the corner of the kitchen, the basket of apples expressed a reproach with all its appearance, and even seemed to hint: eat them! September is in the yard, a rare person now does not have in the kitchen a basket / bag / box of summer apples.
In such a difficult situation, many would have failed: apples, a light cake – a seemingly hopeless situation. But having rejected all doubts that there is a way to find an easy cake, we were wading through dozens of mocking recipes, for some unknown reason, supplied with the tag “low-calorie cake” or “light cake”. Continue reading

Two autumn marmalade: from quince and persimmon

Quince marmalade is troublesome, but worth it. You will get an elastic, fragrant “fruit cheese”, which can be stored for a long time and enjoy its concentrated taste of quince.
Regarding quince, you need to make an important note: you must choose a fragrant quince. Now on sale a lot of quince here of this type.
They are beautiful, even, without tubercles and potholes of light yellow fruits, this variety does not have an intense smell. This quince smells when sniffing it close. We need such a quince, the aroma of which you feel only upon entering the room where it is located. This is a solid, irregularly shaped, such – in the hillocks and potholes of a quince. Continue reading

Cooking eclairs
Eclair acquired the classic look in the nineteenth century thanks to the French chef Marie-Antoine Kemer, although the choux pastry was known before. But it was he who created the…

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Italian strudel
This does not seem obvious at all, but the strudel is a traditional Italian dessert. The Trentino-Alto Adige region is bordered by Austria, and from here, undergoing changes in recipes,…

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Interesting facts from the world of pastry
Most people love pastry. But not everyone knows when they first appeared. The first type of delicacy originated several thousand years ago and was a dried dates, mixed with honey…

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