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How to make hot chocolate at home recipes

Prepare hot chocolate at home: quick, easy and extremely tasty!

Real sweet tooth know real hot chocolate cannot be made by mixing the powder from the miracle bag with warm milk, it will not work and from soluble granules.

To enjoy the fragrant hot chocolate, you need to spend a little more money and time, selecting the ingredients and conjuring at the plate. Today let’s look at how to make hot chocolate at home.

Choose the ingredients

There are a number of ingredients which are fundamental in the composition of hot chocolate. They directly affect the quality and taste of the finished product.

So, you will need:

Cocoa powder. By choosing it, you need to pay attention to the texture (the grind should be fine), smell (only chocolate), appearance (only brown color, any lumps are absent).

But most importantly — mass fraction of fat should be 15% or more. This fact suggests that Continue reading

Cinnamon whole

The taste and appearance

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, jam from apples and pears, punch, hot chocolate, soups. Spice blends beautifully Continue reading

7 warming drinks for the whole family

What could be nicer, after a long winter walks with wet mittens, the snow boots with a Cup of something hot, sweet and incredibly delicious. Perhaps, in any country in the cold autumn and winter there is a tradition of warming

drinks, and each of them has its own special flavor. And the best part is that most of these drinks you can prepare at home, and from this they will, of course, only tastier!

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My small collection I would like to start this off the traditional Russian and old, but somehow forgotten, beverage. For the first time the drink is mentioned in the Slavic annals than a thousand years old! It would seem that the drink is extremely easy to prepare – it consists of only honey, water and herbs. However to find the right proportions and the right combination of spices is not so easy, Continue reading

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