The spice cinnamon is the dried bark of an evergreen tropical tree of the family Lauraceae. Pleasant aroma and a sweet, warm, pleasant taste of spices is due to an aromatic oil which it contains. On sale this spice usually comes in the form of a hammer and rolled into a tube of pieces of bark.
Cinnamon well disinfects products, so it is recommended to add a perishable meals and freshly squeezed juices.
Cinnamon in the tubes keeps the taste and smell twice as long as powder. The taste of thin tubes and sweet.
Use in cooking:
The cinnamon rolls are used in those dishes where you have to avoid muddy sediment: cocktails, mulled wine, teas, fruit drinks, syrups, liquors, liqueurs, wines and preserves.
With the addition of tubes of cinnamon cook the famous “Viennese coffee”.
Whole cinnamon is added to the rice, pudding, Continue reading
A classic recipe for hot chocolate
The discoverers drink from cocoa beans are considered the Indians of Central America, a classic recipe for hot chocolate also belongs to them and includes cocoa powder, vanilla, red pepper, cinnamon and cloves.
From spices and alcohol to the honey and sugar
Chocolate is truly the food of gods! Its use began long ago, three thousand years ago, and then drank it, but solid chocolate learned to cook only in the 19th century. The discoverers drink from cocoa beans are considered the Indians of Central America, a classic recipe for hot chocolate also belongs to them and includes cocoa powder, vanilla, red pepper, cinnamon and cloves.
All the ingredients were mixed with cold water, and often with alcohol. The drink was bitter and spicy, and drank it, mainly men. The idea to make a hot drink and add the milk belongs Continue reading
Mexicans were the first to cook a chocolate drink with the addition of hot peppers, dessert used as a medicine to increase male power. Moreover, the drink was served cold, and it had a spicy taste. But the true recipe for delicious hot chocolate with chili added velvet distinctive taste, but not bitter!
For the preparation of “Chile” chocolate you need
– 300 ml of milk
– half a vanilla pod,
– 1 fresh chili pepper and cinnamon sticks,
– 45 gr. dark chocolate.
Chile wash, cut along the length of the pepper, remove the “tail” and seeds. Cinnamon crush, if there are no sticks, you can replace this spice cinnamon in powder form. The vanilla pod cut in length, but if not, you can take a plain vanilla, but remember that the flavor will not be as spicy. Continue reading