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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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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English caramel pudding
This pudding to eat it should be hot, and best of all with a scoop of ice cream. Cooking is not difficult and in England it is perceived as a…

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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

Properly brew Irish coffee

Irish coffee has a very good reputation. It often appears in the menu of inexpensive cafes, and if your experience with this drink comes down to several cups drunk in such places, you most likely remember this drink as sweetish, with a harsh alcoholic taste of liquid.
No, no and NO. Irish coffee can only be made from excellent ingredients.
Good Irish coffee is a blend of nutty, bitter, caramel flavors and fiery whiskey, which gives a pleasant contrast with the cool whipped cream, the cap of which is topped. 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

Baked Oatmeal
Remember the joke? In an English restaurant: What do you have for breakfast today? - Oatmeal, sir. -And for lunch? - Oatmeal, sir. -And for dinner ?? - Oatmeal, sir.…

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Digest information
Do you want to work as a top-class chef or as a kitchen chef? Then you can not do without specialized basic or incomplete higher education. Do not want to…

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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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