Brownie classic recipe

Brownie classic recipe

Brownie classic recipe

One of the most popular desserts in the world – brownie pie with a damp center – was coined in 1893 in the kitchen of the legendary Palmer Hotel in Chicago. This cake is baked there until now according to the original recipe, topping with apricot glaze. In the home version, however, the brownie gets such an amazing sugar crust that glazing it would be a crime.

These brownies always turn out perfectly, and always everyone like it very much.



unsalted butter, chopped – 175 g

dark chocolate, chopped – 200 g

sugar – 320 g

wheat flour – 130 g

chicken eggs – 3 pieces

a pinch of salt



  1. Melt chocolate and butter on a water bath, stirring.
  2. Whisk eggs with sugar, lightly.
  3. Combine the egg and chocolate masses, mix.
  4. Add the flour, mix.
  5. Pour baking dish (33x23x5 cm) with baking paper, greased with butter.
  6. Pour the dough into the mold.
  7. Bake in preheated to 170 deg exactly 30 minutes.
  8. Get out of the oven, give a little cool, cut, if desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Strongly recommended to consume with coffee, tea, ice cream, friends and beloved ones.


true apple strudel

Apple strudel

Apple strudel

Apple strudel (Apfelstrudel) – a roll of thin dough with apple filling – a national Austrian dish, which is so famous for Viennese cafe. Therefore, the apple strudel is called – the Viennese strudel.

In order to prepare an apple strudel according to the old recipe, you need to know a few secrets.

Lubricate the dough better with olive oil, then it will turn out more tenderly. In addition to vanilla sugar and cinnamon, you should add rum and crushed walnuts to the apple filling. Before you place the apples on the dough, they should be dipped in sour cream or, which is more delicious, in whipped cream.

Serve the apple strudel to the table can be both cold and hot.

The ideal gastronomic pair is Viennese coffee with apple strudel. If you want to create an original combination, put a bowl of cream ice cream on the plate next to the hot strudel. But eat such a dessert as soon as possible, so that the ice cream does not melt, and the strudel does not cool.


Ingredients for 6 servings

For the dough

  • flour 250 grams
  • chicken eggs 1 PC.
  • vegetable oil 3 tbsp.
  • sea salt 1 pinch



  • strong fragrant apples 8 pcs.
  • butter 100 g
  • raisins 80g
  • almond 70 grams
  • granulated sugar 50 grams
  • egg 1 PC.
  • lemon ½ pcs.
  • milk 2 tbsp. l.
  • bread crumbs or crushed biscuit biscuits 30 grams
  • cinnamon powder ¼ tsp.



Preheat the oven to 220 ° C



Sift the flour, make a deepening in it.



Pour 1 tbsp. a spoonful of vegetable oil and 100 ml of warm water, add an egg, a pinch of salt and knead the dough.



Divide the dough into two parts. In one part add another 1 tbsp. Spoon vegetable oil, connect with the second part and again knead.



Roll the ball, crush it with your hand, pour the remaining oil. Cover with a bowl and leave for half an hour.



From half a lemon squeeze juice.



From the apples remove the core with seeds, cut into thin slices, sprinkle with lemon juice.



Cut the almonds with a knife or blender.



Raisins pour over with boiling water.



Sprinkle a large cotton towel with flour, roll out the dough on it as thin as possible.



Lubricate the dough pre-softened butter, sprinkle with breadcrumbs, leaving a one-edge unprimed strip 10 cm wide.



Mix the sugar with cinnamon.



Put evenly on the crackers apples, raisins, almonds. Sprinkle sugar with cinnamon, put a few pieces of butter on top.



Whisk the yolk with milk and fore-grease a strip of dough without filling.



Use a towel to roll the strudel.



Lubricate the baking tray with the remaining oil, sprinkle with flour and lay on it strudel seam down.



Lubricate the strudel with yolk with milk and bake for 40 minutes.



During baking, 2-3 more times, lubricate the strudel with a yolk with milk.



Bon Appetit!

Rice with mussels in creamy sauce

Rice with mussels in creamy sauce

Rice with mussels in creamy sauce

Ancient Chinese wisdom says: “If you eat a handful of rice every day for breakfast, then all diseases will leave your body.” And in translation from Sanskrit rice means “the basis of nutrition”. Currently, there are more than 2500 varieties of rice in the world.

The main part of rice is complex carbohydrates (up to 80%), about 8% in the composition of rice are protein compounds (eight important amino acids for the human body). The exclusive benefit of rice is that it does not contain gluten. Contained in the grains of rice and fiber, its share is small (only 3%), so rice is an excellent side dish for vegetable dishes.

Preparation of 55 minutes, recipe for 4 persons


  • Rice 1 glass
  • Butter 50 g
  • Onions 1 pc.
  • Cream 20% 230 g
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • Water 2 cups
  • Black pepper 1/5 tsp
  • Salt 1/5 tsp
  • Mussels frozen 1 pack



Step 1:

In a small pot, put 20 grams of butter, melt on a small fire. As soon as the oil has melted, pour rice washed in several waters. Salt, pepper, pour 2 cups of boiling water. Boil for 30-40 minutes over low heat under the lid until the water is completely absorbed.

Step 2:

Onion finely chop, fry with the remaining butter until transparent.

Step 3:

Pour the cream, salt, pepper, add finely chopped garlic. Boil.

Step 4:

300 grams of thawed mussels, rinse with running cold water. Add to the cream. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 5:

Put on a bowl of boiled rice, on top lay mussels in the sauce.

Bon Appetit!

Sicilian salad with tuna

Sicilian salad with tuna

Sicilian salad with tuna


Light salad with a rich taste. Tuna is harmoniously combined with soft curd sauce, juicy fresh tomatoes and crispy salad. Prepares quickly.

Preparation for 25 minutes. Recipe for 4 persons



  • Tuna canned 200g
  • Cherry tomatoes 300 g
  • Arugula 200 g
  • Cottage cheese 180 g
  • Sunflower oil 2 tbsp.
  • Soy sauce 1 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste






Step 1:

Sort out the arugula, rinse it, dry, large leaves to break with hands.

Step 2:

Cut the cherry tomatoes into halves.

Step 3:

Mix the arugula with tomatoes.

Step 4:

Prepare the sauce. Combine the soft curd with sunflower oil and soy sauce. Salt to taste.

Step 5:

Put the salad on the plates. Put pieces of tuna on top with a sauce and pour soy sauce with a teaspoon. Sprinkle to decorate with sesame seeds. You can add halves of olives.


The dish is ready! All to the table!