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All about chocolate!

When we hear the word “chocolate”, we think of fragrant sweet tiles and anticipate the pleasure. Besides fun, it also brings benefits. Chocolate is rich in magnesium, iron and phenylanine, which causes the influx of feelings and activates the brain. And chocolate masks make the skin elastic and taut.

Victorious procession of sweet conqueror

Historians do not undertake to give an exact time of appearance of chocolate. Some say it was created 3000 years ago, others have called even earlier date. But about the most likely place of occurrence of the chocolate no differences. Most likely, the chocolate drink was first prepared on the Gulf of Mexico, where the Olmecs lived.

Linguists argue that for a thousand years before our era, in the language of the Olmec existed the word “kakava”, which was the predecessor of our modern “cocoa”. However, the Olmecs were not the only ones who cooked chocolate drink: at some point it began to do and Maya. From them, Continue reading

Ginger for colds

This time let’s talk about this wonderful plant of the ginger with a number of useful properties. Medicinal properties of ginger has long proven effective in the treatment of such undesirable phenomena as inflammation, low immunity, nausea, low potency and much more. But the special attention I want to draw on the excellent ginger cures for colds and its various manifestations – runny nose, cough, weakness, etc. So during epidemics and in the

cold season ginger tea for colds – this is the very first cure.

Ginger as a remedy for colds was known 2000 years ago in India. This miracle root is used to lower fever, relieve headaches and discomfort in the stomach. Contains vitamins a, B1, B3, B6, C, has antioxidant properties. Rich in such minerals as magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, sodium, zinc, potassium, essential fats, proteins and carbohydrates and fiber (to 6%).

Ginger is very useful in the sense that it helps treat colds, and also has a preventive effect on the body and increases the body’s resistance Continue reading

Hot Shokolad

One cannot ignore this drink, like hot chocolate. It is not attributed to coffee, but many coffee shops, this drink is very popular. And really, hot chocolate has an unforgettable taste, gives a lot of energy and effort. Prepared in many ways.

Hot chocolate with cream

Cinnamon – to taste

Mix (rubbing) cocoa and sugar. In a small saucepan heat the cream to a boil, stirring, add the sugar and cocoa. Stirring occasionally cook until smooth. If desired, in cocoa, you can add a piece of butter, it must be put in front of cocoa with sugar. You can also add cinnamon and vanilla.

Sugar – to taste

Whipped cream – to taste

Break the chocolate and melt it on the fire, add water and stir. In a separate saucepan boil the milk, pour it into the chocolate and mix well. Then a little whisking the mixture.

Hot chocolate with starch

Chocolate – 200 g

2 tablespoons of sugar

Starch – 3 tablespoons

In 1 Cup of milk stir the starch. The rest of the milk pour into a saucepan, Continue reading

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