InWestern culture,dessertis a course that typically comes at the end of a meal, usually consisting of sweetfood. The word comes from the French language asdessertand this fromOld Frenchdesservir, "to clear the table" and "to serve." Common desserts includecakes,cookies,gelatin,pastries,ice cream,pie, andcandies.Fruitmay also be eaten with the dessert.
The worddessertis most commonly used for this course inU.S.,Canada,Australia, New Zealand andIreland, whilesweet,puddingoraftersmay be alternative terms used in theUKand some other Commonwealth countries, includingIndia. In England, the termpuddingis usually used among the Upper and Upper-middle classes, withdessertonly used if the course consists of fruit or sweetmeats, after the cheese and biscuits course
In this table you can find also all the traditional cakes recipes with pictures for the great celebrations as Christmas and Easter, but suitable for any time in the year. You can find also the traditional cakes recipes and cookies recipes with pictures for every day and some creative recipes. All our recipes are step-by-step photographed. All our sweets, desserts, and afters recipes are with pictures step-by-step.The pictures are linked directly to the photographed recipe, the text to the table of ingredients. The Italian name is linked to the Italian recipe.