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
Sorbet is a wonderful dessert that will fill the winter tea party summer warmth and sun. In the basis of traditional dishes – mashed and chilled strawberries with sugar. To freeze this dessert and quite possibly yourself. Besides the excellent taste and stored since the summer of vitamins, natural sorbet successfully replace less useful store-bought ice cream.
How to cook
To prepare the sorbet will fit almost all varieties and strawberries. The berries must be washed thoroughly and be sure to dry. Chop the strawberries are best using a conventional grinder, then the pulp will remain juicy. But the blender or processor will turn the beautiful berries in shapeless muck, and out of them all the juice that would eventually become ice. In the softened fruits need to add sugar. Approximate proportion of 300-500 grams per kilogram of strawberries. But the amount of sugar depends on the type of berries: Continue reading