Interesting facts about Napoleon cake

by Igor
(Moscow)

Interesting facts about Napoleon cake

Interesting facts about Napoleon cake

In 1912, Moscow was celebrated a century of exile of Napoleon from Moscow. For the anniversary there was a whole series of drinks and foods, decorated for a holiday. There was also a new pastry - puff with cream, made ​​in the form of a triangle, which was supposed to see the famous three-cornered hat of Napoleon. Tricorn become a mandatory part of the image of the emperor after verse Lermontov He cornered hat and gray hiking jacket. Cake quickly became known as 'Napoleon' and universal acceptance. This name is preserved to this day, although in the form of a cake was rectangular.

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