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The influence of cocoa on the figure

Cocoa many familiar from the childhood, because his love to serve in kindergartens and schools. Remember faceted glass, beautiful color liquid, and the top… nasty film, which had to blow off to drink a sweet drink.

But it turns out that it is this feature of cocoa and appreciated in this extremely tasty beverage – air delicious foam. It is clear that the school cooks had neither the desire nor the skills to make a drink by all the rules of culinary art. But we can learn.

For a really delicious cocoa ahead, cocoa powder, sugar, water, milk and whisk (or mixer). First boil water and add in it sugar (to taste and optional) and cocoa, a good razbaltyvayas its rim. And at the end of the process add hot (!) milk, fat content preferably of 3.5%. If to do without halo, Continue reading

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

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!

1. Sbiten

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

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…

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Ivan Tea with rosemary.
IVAN-TEA IS FERMENTED. Made on the basis of traditional Russian recipes through gentle handling of flowers and leaves of the willow herb (fireweed angustifolia) in a special furnace. Hand picking,…

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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,…

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