1 Stéphenie and Caroline Tatin run an hotel in Lamotte Beuvon. 2 One day, Stéphenie was cooking an apple cake but she forgot placing the dough in the mould. “Shit!” 3 Stéphenie placed the dough on top… 4 ...Put the cake in the oven. 5 And once it was cooked, she turned the cake around. “Ready!” 6 And that’s how Tarte Tatin was born. 7 The cake soon became popular in the surroundings. 8 Even Monet loved the sisters’ recipe. 9 And when the prestigious Maxim’s Restaurant included the cake in their menu, Tarte Tatin archieved its actual fame.
1 Red Velvet’s recipe became popular in the 20s. 2 The story goes that a woman in San José was the one who started spreading word on the cake. 3 She used to hand flyers with the recipe to all the bus passengers. 4 This woman had first eaten the cake while having dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. 5 She enjoyed the cake so much that, when she returned to San José, she wrote the chef asking for the recipe. 6 She would have never guess the recipe would come with an invoice attached. 7 Her lawyer recommended to pay the chef. 8 So sharing the recipe was her way to get even.
1 Legend says, long time ago, the great warrior Benkei had to hide at a farmer’s place. 2 When Benkei left, he forgot something behind… 3 His dora! (Gong). 4 But the farmer's soon gave a use to the gong. 5 (Yaki: pan fried).