Pavlova (Pav) is a meringue cake that has a light and delicate crisp crust and a soft sweet marshmallow center. This lovely dessert is typically served with softly whipped cream and fresh fruit. There is a long standing debate about whether New Zealand or Australia invented this dessert, which has yet to be resolved. What we do know is that the name, Pavlova, was chosen in honor of the Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova, who toured both New Zealand and Australia in 1926.
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Russian candy or Russian chocolate (Finnish: kinuski; Russian: тянучки tyanuchka) is a very sweet toffee-like dessert made by carefully heating equal amounts of cream and sugar. It is a traditional food in Nordic countries. Karl Fazer brought the first Russian candy recipe to Finlandfrom St. Petersburg. It's a popular treat in Russia and Europe.