Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Why the Chocolate Chimney Cake is the most wanted?

Every Kurtos Kalacs or Chimney cake vendor offers different toppings or sprinkles but there is one among all the others which the customer choose to taste first - the chocolate.

Here are some interesting facts about the chocolate which explain the customer behavior:

The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation. Eating chocolate can help improve your brain’s ability to solve math problems… You gonna be less tired at work after long mental routine if you eat some chocolate.

Chocolate gives you a more intense mental high and gets your heart pounding more than kissing does. Dark chocolate contains a chemical that our bodies convert into phenylethylamine – The same chemical secreted when we fall in love. And we passionately love chocolate too!

Chocolate, sex and laughter are all key to a healthy brain. You decide what excites you more… but better combine them all!

Chocolate milk is actually more efficient at giving you energy than most energy drinks. And surely it is more healthy!

Eating chocolate at least 5 times a week can reduce the risk of heart related disease by 60%. The way to your strong heart lays through your favorite sweet! Awesome!

Chocolate contains a chemical similar to that of weed, which makes you feel good and is addictive. Go high with another bar of favorite chocolate!

Chocolate is good for your teeth — It can help fight against bacteria in the mouth and stop dental decay. According to Japanese scientists chocolate is much less harmful to your teeth than other sweets.

A 2004 study in London found that 70% of people would reveal their passwords in exchange for a chocolate bar.

25% of all Toblerone chocolate is sold at duty free airport shops. It should be announced the chocolate of all travelers!

The Brussels Airport is the biggest chocolate seller in the world, as vendors there sell more than 800 tons of chocolate every year.

Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.

In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of chocolate flavored stamps.

The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.

During World War II, Nutella was invented when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration. Chocolate was very expensive then, so he decided to make a new cheaper recipe.

In fact, chocolate was consumed as a liquid, not a solid, for 90% of its history.

Chocolate magnate Milton Hershey canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.

Chocolate is toxic and consuming 22 pounds (10 kilograms) of it can kill a person.

So be able to say “enough” to yourself to stay alive.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Unusual look and unforgettable taste - The Chimney Cakes

There are things which impresses and attracts crowds of people… The Chimney cake is one of them. This old pastry exists since 1784 or even earlier and four centuries later it still amazes and wins peoples’ hearts. There are places in the world where the Chimney cake preparing is a part of the tourist attractions. Here are some places where you can find and taste it:

Budapest (Hungary) - so many places to visit, a great tourist destination. Old spirit, beautiful buildings, smiling people, strange language, huge river, sightseeing boat trips and of course don’t forget to try the Kurtoskalacs pastry. You can find it almost everywhere in Budapest.

Kurtos Kalacs in Budapest 


Prague (Czech Republic) - another beautiful place in Europe which everybody should definitely visit at least once in his life. The old town square and the remarkable Clock Tower with the astronomical clock. The beer… Don’t miss the beer in Prague even if you are not a great fen of this drink… And again the Chimney Cake which you can find in Prague with the local name Trdelnik. A visit in Prague - amazing and unforgettable experience.


The Astronomical clock at Old Town square 

Trdelnik in Prague 

Transylvania (Romania) - this is larger and no so popular destination but so beautiful. Transylvania is a historical region in the central part of Romania. The region is known for its scenic beauty of the Carpathian landscape and it is also associated with… vampires. In Transylvania you can see the Dracula castle in Bran, the city of Brasov and nearby Poiana Brasov ski resort, the Hunyad castle in Hunedoara, the Roman city of Apulum, the wooden chirch of Maramures and so on. And of course, again you can find the Kurtos Kalacs.

Kurtos Kalacs Romania 

Peles Castle Sinaia 

Hunedoara Castle 

Why I mention only these three destinations? Because the Kurtos Kalacs was born somewhere around these three areas. Where exactly? Nobody can say with sure but one thing I can guarantee - if you still didn’t try Chimney Cake (known as Kürtőskalács, Kürtös Kalács, Trdelnik, Kurtosh, Baumstriezel, Horn Cake, Székely Cake, Hungarian Twister, Куртош калач, Cozonac Secuiesc, Козуначени коинчета etc.) you should definetly hurry up because your senses will like the aroma and taste of the Kurtos Kalacs.You can find Chimney Cakes all over the world because its popularity is growing so fast. Now you can easily buy Chimney cake oven with compact size, Easy mix which represents the original recipe and start your own Chimney cake bakery-shop. It’s easy, it’s fast and requires minimal investments.