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The Secret of Sachertorte

Sachertorte is a chocolate sponge cake with apricot jam, covered in dark chocolate. It’s arguably one of the most important foods for Viennese people because it is one of the only foods to have been known to be created and made exclusively for the Viennese. In 1832 the cake was made by Franz Sacher for […]

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Sachertorte: The Bizarrely Controversial Cake

  Sachertorte is one of Austria’s most popular and bizarrely controversial desserts. In 1832 a sixteen year old named Franz Sacher was the apprentice in the bakery of Prince Clemens Lothar Wensel Metternich, minister of Austria. The minister asked the staff to create a new dessert that would please his guests, however, the head chef […]

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