Food

Sachertorte Day

Celebrated every year on December 5. Sachertorte is a very dense chocolate cake with a layer of apricot jam on top and then all covered in a layer of chocolate. It is traditional to serve it with whipped cream. Sachertorte was created by Franz Sacher in 1832 when he made a cake for Prince Wenzel …

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Cookie Day

Celebrated every year on December 4. Cookie Day was created in 1980 by the Cookie Monster. Because cookie is all the reason he needed. Nom nom nom, nom! The word “cookie” probably came from the Scottish word “cooky” or “cucky” which both mean “tiny baked morsels”. Or the Dutch word “koekje” which came from the …

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Fritters Day

Celebrated every year on December 2. fritter /ˈfrɪtə/verb1. -to waste resources on trivial matters.2. -to divide into small pieces.perhaps related to German Fetzen ‘rag, scrap’.3. -a small mass of fried batter often containing other food particles for extra flavor. Back in the days when daily meals were not daily at all, our bodies learned that …

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Sinkie Day

Celebrated on the day after Thanksgiving Sinkie Day was created in 1991, by the International Association of People Who Dine Over The Kitchen Sink. Sinkie Day is celebrated by eating your dinner over the kitchen sink. This way you don’t have to set the table. You don’t have to clean the table You don’t have …

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French Toast Day

Celebrated every year on November 28. French toastnoun– bread dipped in a mixture of egg and milk and sautéed Traditionally french toast is eaten with some kind of sweet topping. Optional is adding some cinnamon and/or rum to the mixture. One of the oldest references to the recipe of french toast dates back to somewhere …

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Saint Pancake

Saint Pancake

Celebrated every year on November 29. Saint Pancake originates from the Dutch comic “Jan, Jans en de kinderen” by Jan Kruis. In 1986 a comic was published where the grandfather told a story about how when he was young every November 29 families would celebrate Sint Pannekoek (this is Dutch for Saint Pancake). The mother …

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Bavarian Cream Pie Day

Bavarian Cream Pie Day

Celebrated every Year on November 27. Bavarian cream is a substance that is essentially custard mixed with whipped cream. The first mention of Bavarian cream was in the  Boston Cooking School cookbooks, by D. A. Lincoln, 1884. Bavarian Cream Pie Day is not to be confused with: Banana Cream Pie Day on March 2 Coconut Cream Pie Day …

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Cake Day

Cake Day

Celebrated every year on November 26. Cake Day can refer to somebodies birthday. On several social platforms Cake Day is also used to celebrate somebodies anniversary of joining that platform. And apart from all these reasons to eat cake, of course we need even more reason to let us eat cake. This day you have …

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