Ricotta Sweet Cake
Sep02

Ricotta Sweet Cake

Ricotta is a fresh, soft Italian cheese. Its name in Italian means “re-cooked,” in reference to the way it’s manufactured. Instead of milk, ricotta is made with whey, a liquid by-product in cheese making that’s usually discarded. Whey is heated and an acid is added to let the natural proteins form and become what we know as ricotta. It’s typically made from cow’s milk whey, but milk from sheep, goats, and...

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Peach Pie Recipe
Aug30

Peach Pie Recipe

The ancient Egyptians are believed to have eaten pies filled with figs or dates 3,000 years ago. The oldest known pie recipe, however, was for a rye-crusted goat’s cheese and honey pie in ancient Rome about 2,000 years ago. Pies first appeared in Britain in the 12th century, usually spelt ‘pye’ and containing meat. Fruit pies did not appear until the 16th century. The crust of the pie was then most commonly known as a ‘coffyn of...

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Mango Dessert
Jun02

Mango Dessert

The mango is known as the ‘king of fruit’ throughout the world.The name ‘mango’ is derived from the Tamil word ‘mangkay’ or ‘man-gay’. When the Portuguese traders settled in Western India they adopted the name as ‘manga’. Mangos originated in East India, Burma and the Andaman Islands bordering the Bay of Bengal. Around the 5th century B.C., Buddhist monks are believed to have...

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