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David Quidnunc   Link to this

CHEESE CAKE

"... is believed to have originated in ancient Greece. History has the first recorded mention of cheesecake as being served to the athletes during the first Olympic Games held in 776 B.C. [...] The Romans spread cheesecake from Greece to across Europe. [...] In 1872, cream cheese was invented by American dairymen, who were trying to recreate the French cheese, Neufch

nick sweeney   Link to this

Reposted in part from the April 1st entry page: the Pepysian cheese-cake lives on as the 'Yorkshire curd tart' or 'custard', made to an almost identical recipe.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/database/york...

Michael Robinson   Link to this

Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook, London: 1671
Cheesecake recipes, press 'transcript' button, and illustration of decorations from:
http://www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/booksforcooks...

Charles Walton   Link to this

Updated 'Yorkshire curd tart' recipe http://redshed.co.uk/blog/yorkshire-curd-tart-r...

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