Beat the egg whites
until they are fluffy, using an electrical mixer. Slowly add the sugar,
keep mixing; after that, slowly add the red currant juice while mixing.
Spoon the mixture in a glass or on top of a beschuit, decorate with
a berry or a little jam.
On the 13th of
May 1619, Johan van
Oldebarneveldt, a famous politician from
The Netherlands, was
executed in The Hague. The conviction was done, as usual in those days,
by his personal enemies. Click on
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1 cup of water to the boil with the butter. Add the flour and keep stirring
over low heat until the batter becomes a ball. Take the pan off the
heat and stir in the eggs one by one. Make small forms using a piping
bag and deep-fry them until the are golden brown. Melt the chocolate
with the cream. Dust the churros with icing sugar and dip them into
the chocolate mixture.
celebrated as "Morelo's birthday" since Father Josť Maria Morelos y Pavin, one of the founding fathers who led the Independence War
against Spain, was
born on that date in 1765. Click on culinary calendar for more
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