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Started by mongers, June 10, 2012, 07:29:20 PM

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Syt

LEarn about the famous Vienna Sacher Torte:


I agree with the guy, though - it's fairly dry, and one of the reasons I'm not really into it.
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grumbler

Some really crappy Chinese propaganda on a channel named "The Military Update."  There's lots more.


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Tonitrus

Quote from: Syt on June 03, 2024, 06:20:33 AMLEarn about the famous Vienna Sacher Torte:

I agree with the guy, though - it's fairly dry, and one of the reasons I'm not really into it.

German Chocolate is the king of chocolate cake varieties. 

Is German chocolate cake even a thing in Germany?  Or is it like French fries? :hmm:

Syt

#1308
It looks delicious, but Wiki says that it's names after Samuel German: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_chocolate_cake

And there's no German wiki page for it. :P

If I had to name a "typical" German cake, I'd opt for: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Forest_gateau

I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
—Stephen Jay Gould

Proud owner of 42 Zoupa Points.

Tonitrus

Quote from: Syt on June 04, 2024, 01:10:19 AMIt looks delicious, but Wiki says that it's names after Samuel German: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_chocolate_cake

And there's no German wiki page for it. :P

I am properly shamed in being ignorant of its etymology.  :P

HVC

And Caesar salad is Mexican!
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grumbler

Presented for your consideration:

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Tamas

Quote from: Syt on June 04, 2024, 01:10:19 AMIt looks delicious, but Wiki says that it's names after Samuel German: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_chocolate_cake

And there's no German wiki page for it. :P

If I had to name a "typical" German cake, I'd opt for: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Forest_gateau



Cakes like this (although not necessarily this exact one, less fruit the better) are what I miss eating-wise the from Hungary.

Syt

Quote from: grumbler on June 04, 2024, 06:36:52 AMPresented for your consideration:


^_^

Loved the Southern Airways one esp. :D
I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
—Stephen Jay Gould

Proud owner of 42 Zoupa Points.


grumbler

The future is all around us, waiting, in moments of transition, to be born in moments of revelation. No one knows the shape of that future or where it will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain.   -G'Kar

Bayraktar!

frunk

I'm only ten minutes in, but this is already my favorite version of the Phantom Menace.

Jacob

I'm not normally a standup comedy afficionado, I thought this was pretty funny: