Cherries are grown in many areas of the world and harvested during the summer months. Sweet cherries, which can be eaten raw or cooked, include Bing, Lambert, and Royal Ann varieties. Sour cherries, including the Montmorency and Morello varieties, are very tart and rarely consumed out of hand.
A sponge cake that derives its airy texture from the addition of stiffly beaten egg whites, rather than the use of chemical leaveners like baking soda and baking powder. Angel food cakes do not contain egg yolks or other fats and are baked in ungreased molds, most often in tube pans.
Medieval bread bakers hard at work Fruit-studded aromatic stollen from Germany, Polish babka shaped like a ladies skirt, Austrian and Alsatian kugelhopf baked in a fluted mold, high-hat Italian panettone, and their French kissin’ cousins, the brioche, the baba, and the savarin, are all related yeast doughs that have delighted kings and commoners since medieval … Continue reading →
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