The choice of the Turks
First we need to choose a good Turku (this cookware also known as a cezve . srja . dalla . wine ). The diversity of the Turks is very large, but there are some conditions that distinguish good Turks and bad.
The first is the material. Turk needs to conduct heat very well and thus should not enter into chemical interaction with coffee . sugar and spices.
With this task good metals, the Turks made from aluminum, stainless steel, copper and silver . Best on the thermal conductivity of these metals are copper and silver, but because of its costs, the Turks of silver rather belong to works of art. So coffee drinkers prefer copper Turks with
internal coating of food grade tin or silver, which protects the copper from oxidation.
The second important point is the form . It should be wider at the bottom and have a narrow waist. The optimum ratio of size equal to 2-3. Bottleneck reduces the area of evaporation and thus we preserve the aroma of coffee. For cooking on the sand make more elongated 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
Have a white tea a large number of useful properties. This made him so popular in traditional Chinese medicine several centuries ago. In the rest of the world this kind of tea came not so long ago, but that didn’t stop him immediately gained popularity among connoisseurs. Many people like not only a thin, lightweight, almost transparent aroma of the infusion. For most important beneficial effects.
Antioxidants are special molecules that protect cells from damage by free radicals resulting from the decomposition of substances. Free radicals damage DNA, trigger and exacerbate the aging process. Antioxidants neutralize them, providing us with a long and healthy life, reducing the risk of development of oncological diseases, pathologies of the cardiovascular system. chronic inflammations.
Since white tea is almost not processed after collection, the number of beneficial antioxidants in it is much higher than even the popular green tea.
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