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National Sacher Torte Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Sacher Torte Day 2017, Online Shopping for Christmas, Original Sachertorte, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Sacher Torte Food History, Sacher Torte Legal Issues, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Sacher Torte Day 2017 Quote for Today: “The cake that launched a thousand hips.” Steph Bennion Food History – Sacher Torte Food Facts Today is National Sacher Torte Day! This torte is a form of Chocolate Cake that has become one of Austria’s culinary specialties. In 1832, Prince Wenzel Van Metter called for his chef to create a special dessert for some important guests visiting Austria. His chef conveniently became ill and passed the task over to his 16-year-old, second-year apprentice, Franz Sacher. With a significant amount of pressure to please his master, Franz created this famous torte to the delight of the Prince’s guests. Afterwards, this grand torte seemed to be swept under the rug and received no more attention. Franz completed his apprenticeship and went on his way. Sacher’s eldest son Eduard followed his father’s path...

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