There are many theories around the origin of the red velvet cake. Be it the story of a 1950s housewife mixing in a lot of red colour into her cake batter, careless measuring or an American corporation selling red food colouring during the “Great Depression” many assumptions circulate around this popular cake.
Visual appeal being an important aspect of the way one perceives food, there is no doubt about the popularity of this cake owing to its vibrant hues.
I love colours! There is no denying that. But I do shy away from using artificial colours in my kitchen. And considering the widespread fame of the said cake, I started … Continue Reading