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A chocolate gateau with apricot jam filling and chocolate icing.
- ‘Vienna - the city of dreams, waltzes, Sachertorte, gemuetlichkeit, and romance - is centre stage this week as Teatro La Quindicina unveils its first production of 2004, The Vile Governess and Other Psychodramas.’
- ‘Or make afternoon tea fashionable again with a tray of colourful fruit sablés, raspberry and almond brandy snaps, or dreamily rich Sachertorte.’
- ‘The menu for the evening was incredible: champagne, caviar, smoked salmon, pate, Wiener schnitzel and of course, Sachertorte.’
- ‘Most of the other desserts were chocolaty things - chocolate mousse, chocolate cake, Sachertorte.’
- ‘Take a rest in one of the typical Viennese Coffee houses and treat yourself to delicious Sachertorte topped with whipped cream.’
German, from the name of Franz Sacher, the pastry chef who created it, + Torte tart, pastry.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.