Castella: Japanese Sponge Cake

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Castella, a specialty of Nagasaki and brought to Japan by Portuguese way back 16th century. It is also known as Japanese Sponge Cake that made of sugar, eggs, flour and starch syrup. The fluffy texture and light taste of sponge cake and the unique style of cooking this is very interesting. Since Japan is one of the countries that cook traditionally they still use the unique way of cooking or backing this cake traditionally until now.

Yummy and Creamy Strawberry Crepe

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Crepe is a type of pancake that usually very thin; it is made from wheat or buckwheat flour. Crepes are popular throughout France and became popular worldwide. The sweet taste of Crepe and also the fillings are the advantage of this recipe that is why it boomed worldwide. Since we are adventurous by the taste of one recipe, we usually experiment and add some recipe.

Homemade Quark Bread

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Quark is a diary product that is commonly used in German-speaking countries and Northern Europe, Quark is translated as curd cheese, farmer cheese and cottage cheese. Making Homemade Quark Bread is a little bit hard, but when you usually bake loaf and some type of bread, you can easily get and understand the process of preparing Homemade Quark Bread. Quark is a hard to find since it is usually available in Northern Europe, but you can find it in some market but the price is a bit high, find the best brand so that you can get the fresh dairy […]

Lemon & Poppy Seed Cake

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Who does not want a Poppy Seeds? But for some readers, what Poppy Seeds really is? Poppy Seeds is an oilseed obtained from the opium poppy. The tiny color black kidney-shaped seeds have been harvested for thousands of years. It can be used whole or ground and used in many type of food.

Meringues’

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Meringue is a type of dessert associated with Italian, Swiss and French cuisine. It is made from egg whites and sugar. Meringue is such a great dish but the process of this recipe is hard. Even the recipe are just two to four ingredients, the process should be carefully done including the room temperature. One of the important matters during process is the room temperature. The key to the formation of a good meringue is the stiff peaks, formed by denaturing the protein via mechanical shear.

Pastel De Nata

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Pastel De Nata is a Portuguese tart made from egg pastry and common in countries like Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola and introduced later in China. In addition, it is also popular in countries like Canada, Australia, US and France that has significant Portuguese immigrant population.