Tag: history

Good to know: Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet gain popularity in the last decades . I did some research on it’s history, science and the downside of digesting red food coloring. There are a couple of stories when it turns to who created the first recipe.   History   #1 Cooks in the 1800s used almond flour, cocoa or cornstarch to soften the […]

Good to Know: Pound Cake

The syrup Moistened Pound Cake is Puerto Rico’s traditional cake for Celebration and Wedding Cakes. Delicious, moist and dense enough to maintain the fondant covering and decor. But where does it come from? The name (Pound Cake) comes from the fact that it contained one pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour.  No leaveners (baking […]

Good to Know: The Happy Birthday Song

Ever wonder about it? “The Birthday Song” or “Happy Birthday to you” was originally part of a song called “Good Morning to All”, written by two sisters who were both elementary schoolteachers. Patty Smith Hill wrote the lyrics, and Mildred J. Hill wrote the music; the song was first published in 1893. Though their names […]